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April 1980

Papular Eruption in Black Men

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, the University of Texas Medical School at Houston (Dr Rosen). Dr Algra is in private practice in Hawthorne, Calif.

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(4):416-418. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640280052017

† A persistent papular eruption in black men characterized clinically by small, pruritic papules and histologically by a mononuclear cell-eosinophil perivascular infiltrate is described. This disorder, seen only in young black men, is not readily classifiable within existing dermatologic taxonomy.

(Arch Dermatol 116:416-418, 1980)