European Journal of Dermatology


Eruptive vellus hair cysts Volume 10, numéro 6, September 2000

Department of Dermatology, University Medical Centre, Benjamin Franklin, The Free University of Berlin, Fabeckstr. 60-62, D-14195 Berlin, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 487-9
  • Année de parution : 2000

Comments Eruptive vellus hair cysts (EVHC), first described in 1977 [1], most frequently occur in adolescence or early adulthood with multiple asymptotic flesh- or white-to-yellow coloured papulocystic lesions, 1 to 5 mm in diameter sometimes with an umbilicated or crusted surface. In most cases, the anterior chest wall, the abdomen and the extremities are involved, however, EVHC may also occur on the neck, the face [2] and even [...]