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CHEROBIN, Ana Carolina Figueiredo Pereira; OLIVEIRA, Felipe Osta de; BAETA, Isabela Guimarães Ribeiro  and  VALE, Everton Carlos Siviero do. Case for diagnosis. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2012, vol.87, n.1, pp.151-152. ISSN 0365-0596.

Dyschromicum erythema perstans, or ashy dermatosis, is a rare chronic acquired skin disease characterized by gray hyperpigmented patches with erythematous borders. Its etiology is unknown and there is no specific treatment for the condition. We report a case of ashy dermatosis in a 41-year-old patient with extensive lesions on the trunk and limbs.

Keywords : Drug eruptions; Hyperpigmentation; Lichenoid eruptions; Melanins.

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