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Image Number 2376 (Pseudoxanthoma elasticum)

 
Morphology:
Papules,yellow

Diagnosis: Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Site: Neck side

Sex: F

Age: 22

Type:

Description:

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is a rare genodermatosis with calcification of elastic fibers in skin, eyes, and cardiovascular system. The inheritance usually is autosomal recessive. This female presented with 2-3 mm yellow flat-topped papules, resembling xanthomas. The papules coalesced producing patches in the neck. Skin biopsy was consistent with pseudoxanthoma elasticum. 



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