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June 1966

MINNESOTA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Dermatol. 1966;93(6):777-783. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600240143030

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Abstract

Erythrokeratodermia Variabilis (Keratosis Rubra Figurata). 

Case 1.—  The 24-year-old female patient has had this condition since infancy. The sites being upper and lower extremities, axillae, buttocks, abdomen, and right scapular area.Onset of lesions were first noted at about 9 months of age as brownish scaling areas on the extremities which gradually enlarged until the age of 10 years. Since this time all the lesions have remained stationary except those on the neck and left thigh which have gradually disappeared. Ten years ago the patient had an appendectomy and soon afterward noted the development of a brownish lesion in the site of the appendectomy scar.Asymptomatic islands of configurate erythema involving chiefly the face and extremities have also been present since the age of 9 months. These areas tend to vary in size, position, and number and are exaggerated by emotional stimuli, cold weather, and exposure to

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