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Nice try! It's not atopic dermatitis. It's tinea corporis.


An 8-year-old girl was brought in by her parents. They said she has had this enlarging "growth" on her leg for over 1 month, and they are worried it could be cancer. Learn more about tinea corporis.


The correct diagnosis is tinea corporis.

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