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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 44, n° 4
pages 693-695 (avril 2001)
Doi : 10.1067/mjd.2001.112379
Laser treatment of atrophoderma vermiculata

Christiane Handrick, MD, Tina S. Alster, MD
Washington, DC 
From the Washington Institute of Dermatologic laser Surgery 


Atrophoderma vermiculata is a rare genodermatosis with usual onset in childhood, characterized by a “honey-combed” reticular atrophy of the cheeks. The course is generally slow, with progressive worsening. We report successful treatment of 2 patients by means of the carbon dioxide and 585 nm pulsed dye lasers. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2001;44:693-5.)

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