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Red/purple circular marks on lower leg, having dents around, not growing. What could this be?

Hi i have 2 small red/purple circular marks on my lower leg near my foot no pain or itching. its not ringworm , as its all a sold colour. and the smaller mark has dents around it, this mark has only shown in the last few days, the other one has been an my leg for about 2 months size has stayed the same the colour has got darker.
Asked On : Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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dear emaillorna
nummular eczema could be one possiblity but then you dont say there is itching
is there any scaling with winter exacerbation-- in that case psoriasis has to be ruled out.
is the border elevated- we have to rule out various causes or annular erythemas -
best to wait for a few more days to see how it progresses
oh - incase your profession involves standing for quite some time we might even have to consider eczematous conditions related to stasis

in then mean time please apply white petrolatum jelly liberally

a pic will help
dr amit
Answered: Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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