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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 72  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 81-82

Skin-colored nodules in zosteriform pattern


Department of Dermatology and STD, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahdara, Delhi, India

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Archana Singal
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.19733

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How to cite this article:
Gupta R, Singal A, Pandhi D. Skin-colored nodules in zosteriform pattern. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006;72:81-2

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Gupta R, Singal A, Pandhi D. Skin-colored nodules in zosteriform pattern. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2006 [cited 2019 Jun 24];72:81-2. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2006/72/1/81/19733


A 33-year-old man presented with painful, skin-colored lesions of 15-year duration on the right half of upper back. He had developed similar lesions on both shoulders over the past 2 years. There were episodes of pain in the lesions, aggravated on exposure to cold, touch, and physical stress.

His general physical and systemic examinations were within normal limits. Dermatological examination revealed multiple skin-colored erythematous, firm, tender, nodular lesions, varying in size from 2 to 5 cm, arranged in zosteriform pattern over right scapular and interscapular areas [Figure - 1]. Few lesions were present on the shoulders. An exicision biopsy was done from the lesion on the shoulder and histopathological findings are presented in [Figure - 2].


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