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Scleredema Adultorum
Jin-Yuang Chen, Kan-Tang Fang
Dermatol Sinica 8: 47-51, 1990

A 75-year-old male suffered from nopitting induration of skin of posterior aspect of neck and upper back with decreased skin folds and erythematous patch for four months. The patient has no history of diabetes mellitus or precding respiratory tract infection. Skin pathology showed increased interfibrillar space, and staining with alcian blue at pH 2.5 revealed positive result. Under the diagnosis of scleredema adultorum, he received topical steroid ointement using occlusive dressing therapy with mild improvement.

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