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This patient was recently started on warfarin without preceding heparin therapy for chronic atrial fibrillation.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis for the skin findings shown?

A. Acquired factor VIII inhibitor
B. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
C. Overanticoagulation
D. von Willebrand disease
E. Warfarin necrosis

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