John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

Angiokeratomas on the nipple associated with enlargement of the ipsilateral breast: a rare lesion in an adolescent boy Volume 27, numéro 5, September-October 2017

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Auteurs
1 Department of Dermatology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, South Korea
2 Department of Dermatology, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, South Korea
3 Research Institute of Clinical Medicine of Chonbuk National University-Biomedical Research Institute of Chonbuk National University Hospital, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, South Korea

Angiokeratomas are well-circumscribed benign vascular lesions that present as one or more dilated blood vessels in combination with hyperkeratosis, characterized histologically as capillary ectasia in the papillary dermis [1]. Angiokeratomas localized on the nipple have not been reported until now in the literature. We identified a rare and interesting case of angiokeratomas localized on the left nipple of an adolescent boy, associated with enlargement of the ipsilateral breast.A 13-year-old Korean [...]