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Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA) - 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 (ACA)


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TY - ELEC T1 - Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA) - Image ID - 455100 BT - Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines UR - https://evidence.unboundmedicine.com/evidence/view/EBMG/455100/all/Acrodermatitis_chronica_atrophicans__ACA____Image PB - Duodecim Medical Publications Limited DB - Evidence Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -