Search Results for: atrophoderma

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…is is referred to as “morphea profunda.” A “burned out” lesion of morphea is named “idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini.” A huge lesion of morphea in the shape of a butterfly on the chest is a feature…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…or white zone becomes more indurated before resolving with subtle atrophy and hyperpigmentation known then as the idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. Morphea profundus is not the only expression of morphea to involve subcutaneous tissue….