A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Clinical Case Challenge

What is your diagnosis?
Misha Rosenbach, MD
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Contributed by Misha Rosenbach, MD

A 65-year-old male who recently underwent uncomplicated hip replacement surgery followed by a short inpatient rehabilitation stay one month ago presents for evaluation of diffuse pruritus.

  • He has been itching for almost two weeks, and it is severe to the point of keeping him awake at night.
  • He denies any clear triggers and last took his narcotic pain medication approximately one week prior to exam.
  • On exam, the patient has diffuse excoriations on his trunk, extremities, and groin.
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