Elastosis perforans serpiginosa

Elastosis perforans serpiginosa is a unique perforating disorder characterized by transepidermal elimination of elastic fibers and distinctive clinical lesions, which are serpiginous in distribution and can be associated with specific diseases.[3][4]

Elastosis perforans serpiginosa
Other namesEPS[1]
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Elastosis perforans serpiginosa: Hyperkeratotic plaque of papules[2]
SpecialtyDermatology Edit this on Wikidata

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  1. ^ "OMIM Entry - 130100 - ELASTOSIS PERFORANS SERPIGINOSA; EPS". omim.org. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b Hosen, Mohammad J.; Lamoen, Anouck; De Paepe, Anne; Vanakker, Olivier M. (2012). "Histopathology of Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum and Related Disorders: Histological Hallmarks and Diagnostic Clues". Scientifica. 2012: 1–15. doi:10.6064/2012/598262. ISSN 2090-908X.
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  3. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). Page 1041. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  4. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.

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