Int J Dermatol 2003 Jul;42(7):530-2
Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis (AVMC) was first described by Heidingsfeld in 1918, as a rarely reported form of idiopathic macular atrophy on the cheek (1). It is characterized, clinically, by shallow, sharply demarcated depressions in various shapes. Extrahepatic biliary atresia (2) and pachydermodactyly (3) have been the only conditions associated with AMVC reported in the past 80 years. Read More