Home > Journals > Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia > Past Issues > Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 1999 August;134(4) > Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 1999 August;134(4):343-5

CURRENT ISSUE
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Reprints

GIORNALE ITALIANO DI DERMATOLOGIA E VENEREOLOGIA

A Journal on Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Official Journal of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 1,311


eTOC

 

CASE REPORT  


Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 1999 August;134(4):343-5

Copyright © 1999 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

A case of erythema dyscromicum perstans

Bardazzi F., Orlandi C., Rizzoli L., Varotti C.

Università degli Studi - Bologna, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica Specialistica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Clinica Dermatologica


PDF  


A case of erythema dyscromicum perstans in a 57 year old Colombian woman is reported. The patient presented asymptomatic hyperpigmented macules of various sizes on the extremities and trunk, some with erythematous halo. Histologic findings confirmed the diagnosis of erythema dyscromicum perstans. This condition was first described by Ramirez in 1957 under the term ashy dermatosis and since then it has been a discussed clinical entity of unknown cause usually related to lichen planus.

top of page

Publication History

Cite this article as

Corresponding author e-mail