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August 1972

Cutaneous Lesions in Acroosteolysis

Author Affiliations

Fort Dix, NJ

From the Dermatology Service and Department of Medicine, Walson Army Hospital, Fort Dix, NJ. Dr. Meyerson is now in practice in Irving, Tex, and Dr. Meier is in practice in Newport, RI.

Arch Dermatol. 1972;106(2):224-227. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620110056013

A patient with idiopathic acroosteolysis had unique papular skin lesions. To our knowledge, similar lesions have been previously mentioned only in connection with acroosteolysis seen in vinyl chloride processing, and a detailed description of these has not been noted in the literature.