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Eyebrow rashes and discolouration of ears: beware of the wolf
  1. Mahesh Janarthanan1,
  2. Chilukuri Balaji2,
  3. Saranya Chinnadurai2,
  4. Rajeswari Sankaralingam2
  1. 1Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Rheumatology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  2. 2Department of Rheumatology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mahesh Janarthanan, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116, India; maheshjanarthanan{at}hotmail.com

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A 14-year-old girl presented with a 6-month history of rashes involving her ears and eyebrows. She did not have any past significant medical or family history. On examination she had hyperkeratotic scaly lesions on both her eyebrows and alopecia (figure 1A), hyperpigmented plaques in the conchae of her ears bilaterally (figure 1B). Examination of oral cavity revealed painless ulcers on her hard palate (figure 2A). She also had some erythema with hyperpigmentation on the nasal bridge and scattered hyperkeratotic lesions on either sides of her nostril, cheek and chin. Investigations revealed a normal full …

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  • Contributors MJ contributed to the clinical management, wrote the case report and approved the final version of the manuscript. CB, SC and RS critically read the manuscript and approved the final version of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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