Ring within a ring appearance: A confounding manifestation of erythema annulare centrifugum

Case Report

Author Details : Nehete Sanket Sanjay, Sane Roja Renuka*, Vignesh NR, Manoharan. D

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 175-177


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Erythema annulare centrifugum is one of the figurate erythemas which clinically presents by annular, polycylic, erythematous plaques which is characterized by scaling behind the progressing edge. It is considered to be a hypersensitivity reaction to an antigen. Various etiological factors like cutaneous or systemic infections, drugs, malignancy, pregnancy are considered. Hereby we report a case of erythema annulare centrifugum which was treated for long period of time considering to be a dermatophytosis.
This report highlights the need to be vigilant for diagnosing this condition in patients presenting with erythematous annular plaques.

Keywords: Annular plaques, Erythema Annulare Centrifugum, Dermatophytosis, Histopathology.

How to cite : Sanjay N S, Renuka S R, Vignesh Nr, Manoharan. D, Ring within a ring appearance: A confounding manifestation of erythema annulare centrifugum. IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2021;7(2):175-177

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

Article History

Received : 26-03-2021

Accepted : 24-04-2021

Available online : 26-05-2021

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