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Coral red fluorescence Wood's lamp seen in: (LQ)



A Porphyria cutanea tarda

B Hypomelanosis

C Livedo reticularis

D Erythrasma

Ans. D
Erythrasma

Wood's Light: A Wood's lamp generates 365 -nm ultraviolet light that is used to aid the evaluation of certain skin disorders. For example

Erythrasma

Coral red color

Pityriasis versicolour

Golden-yellow

Tinea capitis (Microsporum canis or M. audouini)

Green fluorescence

Freckles

Get accentuated

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Fades

Vitiligo

Totally white

Tuberous sclerosis

Blue white

Porphyria cutanea tarda

Pinkish red (urine)

Pseudomonas

Green

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