Confetti-like macular atrophy
A rare acquired dermis elastic tissue disorder with decreased elastic tissue characterized by multiple asymptomatic well demarcated flat hypopigmented atrophic macular skin lesions distributed over upper trunk and proximal upper limbs. Histopathological examination reveals atrophic epidermis with decreased basal pigmentation perivascular mononuclear infiltration in the upper dermis and disorganized hyalinized coarse collagen bundles and variable loss of elastic fibers in the dermis.
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