Endgames OnExamination Question

Dermatology

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c3676 (Published 14 July 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c3676

This week’s question is taken from the OnExamination revision questions for the MRCP Part 1 exam.

Possible diagnoses

  • A Acanthosis nigricans

  • B Behçet’s disease

  • C Dermatitis herpetiformis

  • D Erythema marginatum

  • E Erythema multiforme

  • F Erythema nodosum

  • G Lupus pernio

  • H Lyme disease

  • I Systemic disease of the skin

  • J Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum

  • K Pretibial myxoedema

  • L Pyoderma gangrenosum

Select the most appropriate dermatological diagnosis above for the following case scenarios.

Case scenario 1

A 57 year old man with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes presents to his general practitioner with a rash on his shins. On examination the doctor notes …

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