Necrolytic acral erythema

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Necrolytic acral erythema
Other names: Zinc-responsive necrolytic acral erythema[1]

Necrolytic acral erythema is a cutaneous condition that is a manifestation of hepatitis C viral infection or zinc deficiency.[2]

It is a papulosquamous and sometimes vesiculobullous eruption bearing clinical and histologic similarity to other necrolytic erythemas such as necrolytic migratory erythema, pseudoglucagonoma and nutritional deficiency syndromes.

Lichenified plaques, well-delimited, with erythema on their outer rims

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  1. RESERVED, INSERM US14-- ALL RIGHTS. "Orphanet: Zinc responsive necrolytic acral erythema". Archived from the original on 8 May 2021. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.

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