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Exertional dyspnoea associated with skin lesions
  1. A Murad,
  2. P Lenane
  1. Department of Dermatology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin 7, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aizuri Murad, Department of Dermatology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, Ireland; aiz100{at}

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A 44-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 4-month history of worsening exertional dyspnoea which coincided with the development of skin lesions overlying a tattoo which he had for 7 years on his right leg (figure 1). Chest examination revealed fine crepitations on lung bases.

Figure 1

Erythematous, indurated …

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  • Contributors AM and PL were involved in preparing and critical review of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.