Elastosis perforans serpiginosa (EPS) is a rare disorder classified as a primary perforating dermatosis. That group of diseases also includes. Four types of elastosis perforans serpiginosa (EPS) have been described in literature: 1) idiopathic EPS, 2) reactive perforating elastosis. Elastosis perforans serpiginosa (EPS) is a rare dermatologic condition where connective and elastic tissues are viewed as foreign objects and subsequently.

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Tazarotene Is an Effective Therapy for Elastosis Perforans Serpiginosa

The result is a papular eruption that is usually arranged serpiginously, annularly, or arcuately. Many conditions are associated with EPS, including Down syndrome, Rothmund-Thomson syndrome, Ehler-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, and pseudoxanthoma elasticum. The last subtype, idiopathic one, may be associated with genetic basis of the autosomal dominant type of inheritance. We report an additional case of this rare cutaneous condition and review EPS cases described in the Korean literature.

The mechanism of action of tazarotene in treating EPS is unknown. Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more.

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Verhoeff-van Gieson staining showed dense clumps of altered elastic fibers in the papillary dermis. Register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts. Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year. Since it was first described by Lutz inPerdorans is one of four classic oerforans perforating disorders along with reactive perforating collagenosis, perforating folliculitis, and Kyrle disease 1.

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Degenerative diseases and perforating disorders.

Seborrheic keratosis Clonal seborrheic keratosis Common seborrheic keratosis Irritated seborrheic keratosis Seborrheic keratosis with squamous atypia Reticulated seborrheic keratosis Dermatosis papulosa nigra Keratosis punctata of the palmar creases other hyperkeratosis: Furthermore, in this group of patients seborrhoeic dermatitis, skin dryness or the presence of hand and feet hyperkeratosis are perrforans most common skin comorbidities.

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Elastosis Perforans Serpiginosa

In our case, we chose treatment with topical 0. DermNet NZ does not provide an online consultation service. At the 1-month aerpiginosa visits, their disease was somewhat improved. A survey of pediatric dermatologists.

Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology. In the latter case, the treatment has not been undertaken [ 6 ]. Elastic fibers perforate through the epidermis in patients with EPS.

YAG pwrforans and pulsed dye lasers. Expression of the kDa elastin receptor in perforating skin disorders. The dermatological examination revealed some reduced psoriatic plaques on the skin of the elbows and scalp.


It looked elastosjs entering the canals serpiginksa the outside of the skin Fig. Chilblain Lupus erythematosus—lichen planus overlap syndrome Tumid Verrucous Rowell’s syndrome. This cutaneous condition article is a stub.

D ICD – elasgosis Numerous treatment modalities have been described, including dry ice 8cellophane tape stripping 813electrodessication and curettage 14cryotherapy 13 – 15intralesional and topical corticosteroid therapy 1516topical calcipotriol 14topical tretinoin 141517oral isotretinoin 1415topical tazarotene 15topical imiquimod 18topical glycolic or salicylic acid therapy 1417narrow band ultraviolet B radiation 14pulsed dye laser, Er: Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.

Online since 15 th March ‘ J Am Eprforans Dermatol ; The lesions tend to subside in the center and often solitary satellite lesions in the close vicinity are detected. Retrieved from ” https: Four types of elastosis perforans serpiginosa EPS have been described in literature: Patient 1 on presentation to our institution with erythematous annular plaques on her neck.

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