atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini

at·ro·pho·der·ma of Pa·si·ni and Pi·er·i·ni

(pah-sē'nē, pēr-ē'ne),
a form of slate-colored atrophy of the skin occurring in discrete, 2-cm or larger lesions, either singly or multiply, and occasionally confluent, increasing in number and size over a period of years and then remaining constant; thought by some to be of two types: one preceded by morphea, and the other appearing with no preceding identifiable pathology.

Pasini,

Agostino, Italian dermatologist, 1875-1944.
atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini - a form of slate-colored atrophy of the skin occurring in discrete 2-cm or larger lesions.
Pasini syndrome - small, firm, white perifollicular papules that appear primarily on the lumbosacral region. Synonym(s): albopapuloid epidermolysis bullosa
Pasini variant
Pasini-Pierini syndrome - slight depression below the level of normal skin of different shapes, colors, and dimensions. Synonym(s): atrophic morphea variant

Pierini,

Luigi, 20th century Argentinian dermatologist.
atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini - see under Pasini
Pasini-Pierini syndrome - see under Pasini
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Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini is a skin disease manifested with depressed skin in areas that have a histopathology confirmed as atrophy with hyperpigmentation.
Case analysis including histological findings suggested that the patient was sufering from atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. The patient was discharged from the hospital with advice to apply cream containing topical steroids, having rejected our suggestions for therapy with hydroxychloroquine or retinoids.
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini is a disease with an unknown cause (2, 4), even though in some cases Borrelia burgdorferi was the primary factor as a cause due to findings of high Borrelia antibody titers in some patients with atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini (10).
Idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. AMA Arch Derm.
INTRODUCTION: Idiopathic atrophoderma of pasini and pierini is a form of dermal atrophy that manifests as single or multiple sharply demarcated hyper pigmented, non-indurated patches.
(3) Since then reports of co-occurrence of morphea and occasionally lichen sclerosus et atrophicus with atrophoderma of pasini and pierini suggest a close relationship between the two.
Exacerbated course of atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini in patient with papillary cancer of the thyroid gland.
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. Letter to the editor.
A total of 78% of the patients had the plaque variant of morphea, with the remainder having either the guttate variant, idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini, linear scleroderma, or profound scleroderma.
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini (APP) is a rare dermatosis characterized by well-defined atrophic plaques (1).
Two uncommon cases of idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini: multiple and giant.
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. Indian Dermatol Online J.