Chronic atrophic erosive dermatosis of the scalp and extremities: A recharacterization of erosive pustular dermatosis.

@article{Patton2007ChronicAE,
  title={Chronic atrophic erosive dermatosis of the scalp and extremities: A recharacterization of erosive pustular dermatosis.},
  author={Douglas Patton and Peter J Lynch and Maxwell A Fung and Nasim Fazel},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={421-7}
}
BACKGROUND Erosive pustular dermatosis (EPD) is a rarely reported condition that primarily involves the actinically damaged scalp of elderly women. Although the condition is well recognized in the United Kingdom and Europe, no US cases have heretofore been reported. OBJECTIVES We sought to document the presence, and determine the clinical characteristics, of EPD in the US population. METHODS Patients were recruited from the dermatology clinic at a university in California and from the… CONTINUE READING
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