BMJ Case Rep 2015 Jul 8;2015. Epub 2015 Jul 8.
Dermatology Department, Hospital Egas Moniz, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental, Lisbon, Portugal.
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Australas J Dermatol 2016 Aug 15;57(3):e97-9. Epub 2015 Apr 15.
Dermatology, St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust, St Helens, UK.
Cutaneous collagenous vasculopathy is a rare microangiopathy first described by Salama and Rosenthal in 2000. Several cases have been reported to date, describing distinct histological findings of thick hyaline collagenous blood vessel walls in the superficial dermis. Clinical confusion can arise with generalised essential telangiectasia. Read More
Australas J Dermatol 2017 May 28;58(2):145-149. Epub 2016 Jan 28.
Department of Dermatology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan.
Cutaneous collagenous vasculopathy (CCV) is a rare acquired idiopathic microangiopathy characterised by the progressive development of diffuse asymptomatic telangiectasias over the skin. Histologically, the presence of a thick hyaline collagenous wall around the affected capillaries, comprising the accumulation of collagen type IV, is noted. We herein report the case of a 17-year-old Japanese boy with symmetrical patches of diffuse telangiectasias on the bilateral extremities that persisted for 10 months. Read More
J Cutan Pathol 2012 Aug 16;39(8):741-6. Epub 2012 Jul 16.
Cleveland Clinic - Anatomic Pathology and Dermatology, Cleveland, OH, USA.
Cutaneous collagenous vasculopathy is a rare microangiopathy of superficial dermal blood vessels. Patients present with telangiectatic macules, predominantly on the extremities. A skin biopsy specimen is necessary to distinguish cutaneous collagenous vasculopathy from generalized essential telangiectasia. Read More
Dermatology 2012 19;225(1):1-8. Epub 2012 Jul 19.
Dermatology Service, Central University Hospital of Asturias, Oviedo, Spain.
Cutaneous collagenous vasculopathy (CCV) is an idiopathic microangiopathy with characteristic histological findings. It was described in 2000, and 9 cases have since been described. Two women of 83 and 74 years consulted for long-standing telangiectasias. Read More