Eruptive pseudoangiomatosis

Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: 1F05.2

Prose et al. 1993.

Rare, self-limiting dermatosis.

Most likely caused by ECHO viruses.

  • Prodromes such as fever, diarrhoea or upper respiratory tract infections have been described.
  • Sudden onset of haemangioma-like papules on the cheeks and extremities.

  • Anamnesis.
  • Clinic.

Self-limiting course.

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