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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1984|
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