Dohi's Reticulated Acropigmentation: a Case Report

  • Adriana Kamilly Leitão Pitman Machado Universidade do Estado do Pará
  • Danielle Oliveira Sousa
  • Miguel Saraty de Oliveira Universidade do Estado do Pará
  • Débora Bacellar Cruz Nunes Universidade do Estado do Pará
  • Michelle Fonseca Goiabeira Universidade do Estado do Pará
  • Beattriz Vaz Pereira Casagrande Hospital Ophir Loyola
  • Walter Refkalefsky Loureiro Universidade do Estado do Pará
  • Samira Oliveira Silveira Universidade do Estado do Pará
  • Carolina Ribeiro Mainardi Universidade do Estado do Pará
  • Francisca Regina Oliveira Carneiro Universidade do Estado do Pará

Abstract

Background: Dohi's Reticulated Acropigmentation is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis with high penetrance, characterized by small, irregular, hypo and hyperpigmented macules on the dorsal surface of the distal extremities.


Case: The authors report a case of Dohi’s Reticulated Acropigmentation in a 61 years old female patient. The patient complained of spots on hands, feet and posteriorly face involvement since she was 7 years old.


Conclusion: Dohi's Reticulated Acropigmentation is a rare clinical condition, which usually appear in childhood and commonly interrupt their onset before adolescence. The diagnosis is based on clinical data, physical examination and histopathological findings. The treatment is unsatisfactory and still no therapy is proposed.

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Published
2018-01-06
How to Cite
MACHADO, Adriana Kamilly Leitão Pitman et al. Dohi's Reticulated Acropigmentation: a Case Report. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 11, jan. 2018. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2758>. Date accessed: 18 jan. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.3823/2544.
Section
Dermatology

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