Polycystic ovary syndrome, “dermatoses of pregnancy,” systemic sclerosis, subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, gallbladder agenesis, sarcoidosis—a close look at medical problems seen frequently in women.
Tinea versicolor presents with hyperpigmented and hypopigmented coalescing thin scaly plaques and macules.Typically they appear on the trunk and the upper back. It is more common in warm humid climates.
These asymptomatic plaques developed on the legs of a 59-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus and pulmonary sarcoidosis. Biopsy showed a granulomatous infiltrate of epithelioid histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells surrounded by lymphocytes “layered” throughout the dermis. What’s your diagnosis?