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April 1974

Perilymphatic Atrophy of the Skin: A Side Effect of Topical Corticosteroid Injection Therapy

Author Affiliations

Kumamoto, Japan

From the National Kumamoto Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;109(4):558-559. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630040064018

Linear atrophy of the skin developed along the lymphatic vessels after topical injections of triamcinolone acetonide for the treatment of keloid in a 13-year-old Japanese girl. Triamcinolone acetonide remaining at the site of injections was proved by spectrophotometry.