J Cutan Pathol 2017 Sep 5;44(9):786-789. Epub 2017 Jul 5.
Electron Microscopy, EMBRAPA-CPA-CT, Pelotas, Brazil.
Anetoderma is a rare cutaneous disorder characterized by focal loss of dermal elastic tissue due to unknown mechanisms. Primary anetoderma develops on clinical normal skin, without any preceding dermatosis and it can be associated with autoimmune conditions. Secondary anetoderma develops on the same area of a previous disorder, such as infectious, neoplastic or inflammatory diseases. Read More