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A slate grey rash
  1. Samuel Paul Leighton1,2,
  2. Derek Ronald Baxter3,
  3. Elaine Morrison3
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
  2. 2School of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
  3. 3Department of Rheumatology, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Samuel Paul Leighton, Department of Medicine, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK; samuel.leighton{at}

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A 74-year-old woman admitted with a chest infection was noted to have an extensive slate grey skin discolouration of the face and lower legs (figures 1 and 2). She had been …

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