PAPULOERYTHRODERMA OF OFUJI

By Gary M. White, MD

Papuloerythroderma of Ofuji


The term papuloerythroderma of Ofuji refers to the clinical finding of diffuse erythema and erythematous papules of the trunk that spare the fold of the skin (deck-chair sign). Various inflammatory conditions can cause this clinical appearance including atopic dermatitis, tinea versicolor, drug reaction, cancers, hypereosinophilic syndrome, and lymphoma.

Treatment

The treatment depends upon the cause.

Additional Pictures

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References

Deck-Chair Sign from Parthenium Dermatitis. JAMA Derm 2015;906

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