Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Shrapnel’s injury

Shrapnel’s injury

History

          First look to the presented image may give you an impression that this is a case of nevus comedonicus. However, this boy unfortunately had been subjected to shrapnels’ (shells) injury caused by a nearby bomb’s blast  two months prior to the presentation. On close examination many black dots and spots intermingled with many atrophic scars confined to one side of the anterior trunk.
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