Hypertrophic scars of varicella.

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Ingordo V. 2008. Hypertrophic scars of varicella. Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol. 18 (1): 22.


Ingordo V.
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A 11-year-old boy presented from three or four months some nodules on the upper trunk, mainly on the back. His mother reported that the skin lesions developed on the scars of a recent varicella. On physical examination, there were about 1 centimeter in size, pink, flat nodules with slightly pigmented peripheral borders. The dermoscopic examination put in evidence a central white patch reminiscent of dermatofibroma and a melanic peripheral pigmentation, that in some points had a net appearance. Moreover, the patient also presented a few millimeters in diameter, slightly depressed, typical atrophic scars of varicella on the face...


Scars, Varicella