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Atypical Palmar Involvement with Erythema Elevatum Diutinum as a Sole Manifestation: A Report of Two Cases

Authors ALHetheli GI, Aljarbou OZ, ALHumidi A, AlJasser MI

Received 11 December 2019

Accepted for publication 21 July 2020

Published 7 August 2020 Volume 2020:13 Pages 529—535


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Jeffrey Weinberg

Ghadah I ALHetheli,1 Ohoud Z Aljarbou,2 Ahmed ALHumidi,3 Mohammed I AlJasser4

1Division of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Qassim University, Buraidah, Saudi Arabia; 2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 3Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 4Division of Dermatology, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence: Ghadah I ALHetheli
Division of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Qassim University, Buraidah 56218-6665, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: Erythema elevated diutinum (EED) is a rare distinctive form of cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis. EED typically presents with asymptomatic symmetrical erythematous-brown papules, nodules or plaques which favor the extensor aspect of extremities while distinctly sparing the palms. We report two cases of EED with a rare presentation limited to the palms.

Keywords: palmar vasculitis, erythema elevatum diutinum, streptococcus

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