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Davener’s dermatosis
  1. Zi Xean Khoo1,
  2. Jin Ho Chong2,
  3. Mark Jean Aan Koh2
  1. 1Department of Paediatric Medicine, General Paediatrics Service, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
  2. 2Dermatology Service, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
  1. Correspondence to Dr Zi Xean Khoo, Department of Paediatric Medicine, General Paediatrics Service, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore 229899, Singapore; khoo.zi.xean{at}singhealth.com.sg

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An 11-year-old boy presented with slowly enlarging hyperpigmented patches on the lower back since the age of 5 years old. Family history was unremarkable. Further history revealed that he was constantly rubbing his back against the back of chairs since he was younger. On examination, he had a thin build, with three circular hyperpigmented brownish patches over the lower back in the midline above the …

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