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It’s Mnemonic Monday! Angiokeratomas

On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember types of angiokeratomas with the following mnemonic:

Fabry Circled the Ford Around My Pappy

Fabry (angiokeratoma corporis diffusum)

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Further Reading

Check out the following case report published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD):

Association of Angiokeratoma of the Vulva With Angioma Serpiginosum



Angioma serpiginosum is a rare benign vascular disorder usually beginning in childhood. It is characterized clinically by multiple minute, bright red to purple, grouped macules, and histopathologically by an ectatic dilatation of capillaries. Angiokeratoma of the vulva is an uncommon lesion occurring in older women. It consists of purple papular lesions measuring less than 1 cm in diameter and characterizing histopathologically by hyperkeratosis, papillomatosis, acanthosis, and dilated vasculature in the papillary dermis. Read the full case report here.

J Drugs Dermatol. 2008;7(9):882-883.

Test your knowledge!

On cutaneous exam, angiokeratoma corporis diffusum is characteristic of which of the following conditions?

A: Sialidosis

B: Fucosidosis

C: Fabry disease

D: All of these options are correct

E: None of these options are correct

To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.

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