Generalized Anetoderma after Intravenous Penicillin Therapy for Secondary Syphilis in an HIV Patient.

@article{Emer2013GeneralizedAA,
  title={Generalized Anetoderma after Intravenous Penicillin Therapy for Secondary Syphilis in an HIV Patient.},
  author={Jason J Emer and Daniel D. Roberts and Harleen Sidhu and Robert Phelps and Herbert Goodheart},
  journal={The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 8},
  pages={23-8}
}
Anetoderma is a rare, benign disorder characterized microscopically by the pan-dermal loss of elastic fibers in the dermis and presenting clinically as circumscribed, skin-colored or grey-white atrophic macules and/or patches on the trunk and/or extremities. Lesions are described as having a "sac-like" appearance, since they bulge or herniate upon palpation. Although the clinical picture is characteristic, a definitive diagnosis requires histological confirmation in order to differentiate this… CONTINUE READING
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