TITLE

Acquired perforating dermatosis: association with diabetes and renal failure

AUTHOR(S)
Lynde, Carrie B.; Pratt, Melanie D.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, p615
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the diagnosis and treatment of a 46-year-old man who acquired perforating dermatosis associated with diabetes and renal failure. Acquired perforating dermatosis in adults classically shows severely puritic follicular hyperkeratotic papules, at times umblicated, on hair-bearing limbs and evident generalized papules. The patient was given retinoid therapy for four months and his pruritus substantially reduced while rash improved over 80%, but he died by severe cardiac disease.
ACCESSION #
44716613

 

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