Erosive pustular dermatosis

Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the Leg
Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the leg
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INTRODUCTION Erosive pustular dermatosis (EPD) is a rare inflammatory skin disorder typically of the scalp in older patients characterized by crusted erosions, sterile pustules, skin atrophy, and scarring alopecia.1-3 However, few cases of leg involvement have been reported.4 EPD of the leg (EPDL) has been associated with venous leg ulcers (VLUs), venous insufficiency, and skin atrophy.1,5,6 It …
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dermal fibrosis
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Biopsy reveals absence of follicles, a mixed inflammatory infiltrate, and dermal fibrosis. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? A. Dissecting cellulitis B. Erosive pustular dermatosis C. Cicatricial pemphigoid D. Pustular psoriasis E. Folliculitis decalvans To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner …