J Dermatol 2020 Dec 23;47(12):1374-1382. Epub 2020 Oct 23.
Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, Urayasu, Japan.
Perforating dermatoses are a heterogeneous skin disease group defined by transepidermal elimination of various skin materials. Four classical forms of primary perforating dermatosis have been described, where the transepidermal elimination mechanism represents the hallmark of the disease: acquired reactive perforating collagenosis, elastosis perforans serpiginosa, Kyrle's disease and perforating folliculitis. Acquired reactive perforating collagenosis presents with transepidermal elimination of collagen fibers. Read More