Erythema elevatum diutinum: a clinical and histopathologic study of 13 patients.

@article{Yiannias1992ErythemaED,
  title={Erythema elevatum diutinum: a clinical and histopathologic study of 13 patients.},
  author={James A Yiannias and Rokea A. el-Azhary and Lawrence E. Gibson},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={38-44}
}
BACKGROUND Erythema elevatum diutinum is a rare condition representing a chronic leukocytoclastic vasculitis. OBJECTIVE Clinical and laboratory features of the disease were reviewed to better understand the disease. METHODS The medical records and histopathologic slides of 13 patients with erythema elevatum diutinum were studied. RESULTS The lesions were violaceous, deep red, or brown and typically were papules or plaques. Lesions were most often located on the extensor surfaces of the… CONTINUE READING