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Trunk and flexures 

Trunk and flexures
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Trunk and flexures
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10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.11
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date: 18 October 2019

Introduction166

Red scaly truncal rashes166

Papular and pustular rashes168

Blisters168

Lumps, bumps, and other lesions168

Colour changes169

Flexural skin problems170

Some truncal skin diseases are very distinctive e.g. fir-tree pattern of rash in pityriasis rosea, the whorls and swirls of the pigmentary phase of incontinentia pigmenti or the large brown, hairy patch, usually over the upper shouder, of Becker's naevus. This list is not all inclusive and omits many conditions which can occur anywhere on the body....

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