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It’s Mnemonic Monday! Elastosis Perforans Serpiginosa (EPS)
MAD PORES
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember diseases or medication exposures associated with Elastosis Perforans Serpiginosa (EPS) with the following mnemonic: MAD PORES Marfan Acrogeria Down’s Penicillamine Osteogenesis imperfecta Rothmund-Thomson Ehlers-Danlos Scleroderma Click HERE to print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on Perforating D …
Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia Presenting as Androgenetic Alopecia in an African American Woman
African American Woman with frontal fibrosis alopecia
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Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a primary lymphocytic cicatricial alopecia that is currently regarded as a variant of lichen planopilaris. FFA has historically been considered rare in black patients, in whom traction alopecia, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, and androgenetic alopecia are frequently assumed to be more common. JDD author Kimberly Huerth, MD, ME describes a case of FFA …