poikiloderma of Civatte

poi·ki·lo·der·ma of Ci·vat·te

(sē-vaht'),
reticulated pigmentation and telangiectasia of the sides of the cheeks and neck; common in middle-aged women.

poikiloderma of Civatte

a common benign progressive dermatitis characterized by erythematous patches on the face and neck that become dry and scaly. As the condition progresses, pigment is deposited around the hair follicles, extending down the lateral aspects of the neck. Photosensitivity is sometimes associated with this dermatitis. Also called reticulated pigmented poikiloderma.
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Poikiloderma of Civatte

poikiloderma of Civatte

Reticulated pigmentation and telangiectasia of the sides of the face and neck; seen quite commonly in middle-aged women.
Synonym: Berkshire neck.
See also: poikiloderma

Civatte,

Achille, French dermatologist, 1877-1956.
Civatte bodies - eosinophilic hyaline spherical bodies seen in or just beneath the epidermis, particularly in lichen planus, formed by necrosis of individual basal cells. Synonym(s): colloid bodies
Civatte disease - Synonym(s): poikiloderma of Civatte
poikiloderma of Civatte - reticulated pigmentation and telangiectasia of the sides of the cheeks and neck; common in middle-aged women. Synonym(s): Civatte disease
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Further, poikiloderma of Civatte [14] is a different condition again.