Search Results for: atrophoderma

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


Atrophoderma, or atrophia cutis. Atrophy of the skin may be quantitative or qualitative; idiopathic or symptomatic; diffused or circumscribed. Crocker gives this useful table: Pigmentosum Juvenilis Albidum Diffusum Senilis Quantitativum Atro…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread pa…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…a single lesion of atopic dermatitis comes into being. Error: Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini differs from morphea. Reason: The atrophoderma named eponymically for Pasini and Pierini simply is the end stage of morphea, a phenomenon that has counte…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…Ann Dermatol Venereol 1996;125(5):331–33. “Linear atrophoderma of Moulin is a distinctive disease pattern characterized by hyperpigmented atrophoderma and described originally in 1992. It follows the lines of Blaschko, and occurs without…