poikiloderma atrophicans vasculare

(redirected from parapsoriasis lichenoides)

poi·ki·lo·der·ma a·troph·'i·cans vas·cu·la·'re

a rare condition that simulates chronic radiodermatitis in appearance; may eventuate as mycosis fungoides.

poikiloderma atrophicans vasculare

A generalized dermatitis of unknown cause. It is symmetrical and occurs almost exclusively in adults. There is widespread telangiectasia, pigmentation, and atrophy of the skin.
See also: poikiloderma
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Features mimicking persistent gyrate erythema, lichen planus, parapsoriasis lichenoides and varioliformis acuta, erythema exudativum, psoriasis, pustular psoriasis, histiocytoma, and sarcoidosis have been described (4).