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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 73  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 415--416

Acquired Blaschkoid dermatitis


Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, JLN Hospital and Research Center, Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.37062

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Acquired Blaschkoid dermatitis characterised by unilateral relapsing inflammatory disease along the lines of Blaschko. A 40-year-old Indian male presented with unilateral erythematous, itchy grouped papules on the left side of the chest, abdomen, back and left arm of 15 days duration. The eruption stopped abruptly at the midline of the torso, completely sparing the right side of the body. The lesions were arranged in whorls and streaks corresponding to the lines of Blaschko. Skin biopsy showed hyperkeratosis and features suggestive of sub-acute spongiotic dermatitis with lymphocytic infiltrate around the blood vessels in the dermis. Patient was diagnosed as a case of Blaschkoid dermatitis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of this condition being reported from India.






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