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European Journal of Dermatology


Dermoscopic findings of pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like papillary dermal elastolysis Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology,
2 Department of Pathology,
Toho University Ohashi Medical Center,
Tokyo, Japan

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like papillary dermal elastolysis (PXE-like PDE) is an acquired disease due to the reduction or loss of elastic fibres. It presents with cutaneous findings similar to pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE).A 70-year-old woman visited our department for gradually extending small nodules that had developed on her neck six years ago, on the axillae and cubital/popliteal fossae. Physical examination revealed multiple non-follicular, white-to-yellowish, soft aggregated small nodules on [...]