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European Journal of Dermatology


sQuiz your knowledge: Recurrent ulcerative skin nodules on the extremities Volume 28, issue 4, July-August 2018


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Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, 100034, China

A 30-year-old man presented with recurrent, ulcerative skin papules for seven years. The lesions waxed and waned over the years and were generally asymptomatic. An individual lesion lasted for more than one month before spontaneous involution, leaving atrophic scars. Physical examination revealed symmetrically distributed dusky-red papules with central necrosis, with a predilection for the extensor aspects of the extremities and lower trunk (figure 1A). Crater-like ulcers and atrophic scars were [...]