Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans on the dorsal aspect of the hands - Image

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Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA) is a skin manifestation in the late phase of borrelial infection. This elderly female patient had skin atrophy on the back of her right hand. The patient had typical histopathological features and positive IgG borrelial serum antibodies, and borrelial DNA was found in a PCR study of the lesional biopsy specimen. Atrophy was reversed to some degree after appropriate antibiotic therapy.

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans on the dorsal aspect of the hands


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TY - ELEC T1 - Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans on the dorsal aspect of the hands - Image ID - 453332 BT - Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines UR - https://evidence.unboundmedicine.com/evidence/view/EBMG/453332/all/Acrodermatitis_chronica_atrophicans_on_the_dorsal_aspect_of_the_hands___Image PB - Duodecim Medical Publications Limited DB - Evidence Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -