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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 340-343

Erythrokeratodermia variabilis: Two case reports


1 Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Goztepe Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
3 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Ayse Serap Karadag
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Goztepe Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.120674

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Erythrokeratodermia variabilis (EKV) is a rare heterogeneous skin disorder. The classical EKV first described by Mendes da Costa is characterized by two types of skin lesions: (1) figurate hyperkeratotic plaques, and (2) transient erythematous areas. Herein, we report two patients presenting with erythematous and hyperkeratotic lesions that were histopathologically diagnosed with EKV.


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