LINEAR ATROPHODERMA OF MOULIN
By Gary M. White, MD
Linear atrophoderma of Moulin is a rare and unusual type of atrophy.
- Onset during childhood or adolescence
- Development of hyperpigmented, slightly atrophic, unilateral lesions following Blaschko lines on the trunk or limbs
- Absence of preceding inflammation and absence of subsequent induration or scleroderma
- Stable, nonprogressive clinical course without a pattern of remission
- Histologic findings showing hyperpigmentation of the basal epidermis and a normal dermis with unaltered connective tissue and elastic fiber
Linear atrophy without preceding inflammation or subsequent induration is typical.
No treatment is known effective.
Dermatology Online Journal 16;2
Dermatol. Argent., 2011, 17(6): 481-483
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