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European Journal of Dermatology


A case of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta after topical application of diphenylcyclopropenone Volume 30, issue 3, May-June 2020


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1 Department of Dermatology, Presbyterian Medical Center,
2 Department of Dermatology, Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, Republic of Korea

A 33-year-old woman was transferred to our hospital with a two-week history of generalized erythematous maculopapules that became haemorrhagic, necrotic, and crusted after immunotherapy for cutaneous warts (figure 1A). At the local clinic, initial sensitization with 0.1% DPCP on the right buttock failed. After two weeks, 0.25% DPCP was reapplied on the previously sensitized buttock and multiple warts of the right leg. A few days later, generalized eruption occurred (figure 1B). The patient had no [...]