Dermatology clinical case

Authors

  • Sofia Pires Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7621-5732
  • Ana Teresa Gil Department of Urgency, Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v28.i2.14993

Keywords:

Duncan’s dirty disease, keratinization disorder, terra firma-forme dermatosis

Abstract

The case of a child with terra firma-forme dermatosis lesions is reported. This is an idiopathic and uncommon condition characterized by asymptomatic dirt-like lesions, which cannot be removed by routine cleaning. Lesions completely disappear after swabbing with 70% isopropyl alcohol. The condition is more frequent in children and often occurs on the neck, trunk, and ankles.

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Published

2019-07-18

How to Cite

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Pires S, Gil AT. Dermatology clinical case. REVNEC [Internet]. 2019Jul.18 [cited 2024Jul.17];28(2):97-8. Available from: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/14993

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