• A 14-month-old girl who presented with multiple systemic complaints was found to have gingivitis, peeling of her palms and soles, and a peculiar acral eruption. A diagnosis of acrodynia, or pink disease, was confirmed by elevated levels of mercury in the urine. The many cutaneous manifestations of this once common disease are discussed.
(Arch Dermatol 1988;124:107-109)
Dinehart SM, Dillard R, Raimer SS, Diven S, Cobos R, Pupo R. Cutaneous Manifestations of Acrodynia (Pink Disease). Arch Dermatol. 1988;124(1):107–109. doi:10.1001/archderm.1988.01670010071023
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