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European Journal of Dermatology


High-frequency ultrasonography helps to confirm the diagnosis of multiple miliary osteoma cutis Volume 29, numéro 3, May-June 2019


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1 Department of Dermatology,
2 Department of Pathology, CHRU Tours,
3 Inserm CIC-IT 1415,
4 Inserm U1253, University of Tours, Tours, France

Multiple miliary osteoma cutis (MMOC) is a rare but probably under-recognized condition affecting the face of middle-aged women; the condition was recently reviewed in the European Journal of Dermatology[1]. The clinical diagnosis is usually confirmed by a skin biopsy [1, 2]. However, a non-invasive tool may help with the diagnosis.Ultrasonography can be complementary to clinical examination and dermoscopy by providing real-time information on subepidermal structures [3, 4]. The image is constructed [...]