Eruptive pseudoangiomatosis: a unique childhood exanthem?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe three children with an acute onset and spontaneous resolution of angioma-like papules during an apparent viral illness. A biopsy specimen from one patient revealed a unique histologic appearance that consisted of dilated dermal blood vessels with plump hobnail-shaped endothelial cells. On the basis of the natural history and histopathologic features of this exanthem, we suggest the name eruptive pseudoangiomatosis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Prose, NS; Tope, W; Miller, SE; Kamino, H

Published Date

  • November 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 5 Pt 2

Start / End Page

  • 857 - 859

PubMed ID

  • 7980731

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0190-9622

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0190-9622(93)70255-r


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States