Unilateral erythromelanosis follicularis faciei et colli

S. P. Borkovic, R. A. Schwartz, N. S. McNutt

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Abstract

Clinical features and histopathologic findings are described in this case of erythromelanosis follicularis faciei et colli in a 30-year-old man of Chinese descent. This is the fourteenth case in the world literature and the first which is unilateral. Electron microscopic examination revealed abnormalities consisting of a homogeneous mass of pigment in the center of the melanosome and a stippled appearance to the periphery of the organelle. In addition, many of the melanosomes appeared to be abnormally large.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-170
Number of pages8
JournalCutis
Volume33
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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    Borkovic, S. P., Schwartz, R. A., & McNutt, N. S. (1984). Unilateral erythromelanosis follicularis faciei et colli. Cutis, 33(2), 163-170.