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Child having circular patches on calf. No itching and irritation. What could this be?

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Sat, 16 Nov 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Pale circular parches of skin on my 4 year old's calfs , no irritation, no itching, looks same as other skin and feels just the same to tact.. 3-4 weeks now.. Looks like At the center the patches are regaining pigment
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query,
Probably you child has got a fungal infection.
It is called as p. Versicolor.
It is mild and usually asymptomatic.
I would like to see a photograph of the lesions.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and a better line of management.
Please upload a photograph.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
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