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Image Number 411 (Atrophoderma Vermiculatum)


Diagnosis: Atrophoderma Vermiculatum

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 28

Type: Clinical

Description: Multiple 1-3 mm sized pitted scars with ridges producing a reticulated honeycomb appearance

Submitted by: Irfan Bari

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Atrophoderma vermiculata is a rare genodermatosis with usual onset in childhood, characterized by a “honey-combed” reticular atrophy of the cheeks. The course is generally slow, with progressive worsening.

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