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August 1966

Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans (Ashy Dermatosis)

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, United States Army Hospital, Fort Ord, Calif.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;94(2):196-199. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600260088012

Erythema dyschromicum perstans is a distinctive appearing dermatosis belonging to the erythema perstans group. The first case to be reported in the United States is described. The condition was accompanied by intestinal parasitism, control of which produced remission of the active skin lesions.