DermQuest Image Library

Each month, a member of the DermQuest Editorial Board will select the best submitted image as the 'Image of the Month'.

Images of the month

  • Pellagra

    Hard, rough, cracked, parchment- like pigmented skin may be caused by pellagra, a dermatitis caused by niacin deficiency.

    Submitted by:

    Mohamed Mahdi

  • porokeratosis of Mibelli

    The diagnosis of porokeratosis requires careful examination of the lesion to detect the ridge or thread-like border as in this case of porokeratosis of Mibelli.

    Submitted by:


    Biography:  He has received his medical degree from GS Medical College. He has also received his law degree from Bombay University. He is a consulting dermatologist at Mumbai since last 30 years. He has reviewed an article and published few papers. He has authored and published two books: Atlas of Interesting Cases in Dermatology (2012) and Monograph on Leprosy (2013). The books contain about 77 cases with histopathology. The books present changing pattern of leprosy in 21st century and the concept of progressive Indeterminate leprosy. Monograph on Leprosy contains unique presentation of leprosy of 21st century and earliest sign of trophic ulcer. Both books are invaluable for early diagnosis of leprosy.

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

    Neglect and lack of resources may lead to shocking presentations of disease, as in this patient with an SCC of the leg.

    Submitted by:

    sweta rambhia