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.


The treatment depends upon the cause.

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


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