A 31-year-relator came to the clinic complaining of a forehead rash that is not resolving. It started gradually seven months and is getting worse. It is not painful, and she has not noticed a similar lesion anywhere else. She does not recall any specific trigger. She is not taking any medication and has no prior history of skin rash or allergies. Her temperature is 36.8° C, blood pressure is 124/82 mm Hg, and pulse is 80/min. Physical examination revealed a red annular plaque lesion with a clear border, central clearing and dry scale at the periphery, as shown in the image. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis,

Based on the patient's history and physical examination findings?

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Ace Qbank Clinical Edge


Ace Qbank Clinical Edge

Making the proper diagnosis is one of the most important aspects of any medical student’s or junior doctor’s clinical training and hence we created Clinical Edge Cases.

Ace Qbank Clinical Edge helps our students put their knowledge of symptoms and physical findings to test by applying clinical reasoning and assessment concepts to a series of common clinical vignettes. Problem-based learning is being used to focus on the cause behind the presentation of a simulated clinical case.

Each simulated Clinical Edge case contains a list of common causes of the presented condition, offers abundant references to the presented case, making additional information easy to find

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