Ashy dermatosis in an 8-year-old Indian child

  title={Ashy dermatosis in an 8-year-old Indian child},
  author={Chitralekha Keisham and Rashmi Sarkar and Vijay Kumar Garg and Shikha Chugh},
  booktitle={Indian dermatology online journal},
Ashy dermatosis is a disorder of pigmentation, characterized by asymptomatic symmetric ashy gray-colored macules, in the first to third decade of life. It can, however, affect children sometime. But, there is a paucity of similar cases in Indian children. We present a case of ashy dermatosis in an 8-year-old Indian girl who presented to skin OPD with areas of ashy pigmentation, which were distributed symmetrically. Skin biopsy was consistent with lichenoid pattern histology. This case has been… CONTINUE READING

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