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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 139-140

Periumbilical pseudoxanthoma elasticum

V Vishalakshi, RG Torsekar 
 Department of Dermatology, CSM Hospital & Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Kalwa, Thane, Maharashtra, India

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18.Sri Valli, Rifle Range, Ghatkoper (W) Bombay - 400086

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is an inherited connective tissue disorder affecting skin, ocular and vascular systems. We report an unusual case with cutaneous lesions simulating PXE localized to the periumbilical region with no systemic involvement. Two entities having localized PXE-like skin changes namely perforating calcific elastosis and papillary dermal elastolysis are discussed.

How to cite this article:
Vishalakshi V, Torsekar R G. Periumbilical pseudoxanthoma elasticum.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2001;67:139-140

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Vishalakshi V, Torsekar R G. Periumbilical pseudoxanthoma elasticum. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2001 [cited 2020 Jul 12 ];67:139-140
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