Ann Dermatol Venereol 2012 Jun 30;139(6-7):481-5. Epub 2012 May 30.
Service de dermatologie, hôpital central de l'Armée Ain Naadja (HCA), Kouba 16000 Alger, Algérie. salhi
: Reactive perforating collagenosis (RPC) belongs to the group of perforating dermatoses, which comprises elastosis perforans serpiginosa, RPC, perforating folliculitis and Kyrle's disease. RPC was initially described as a distinctive form of transepithelial elimination of altered collagen related to superficial trauma. Two types are distinguished: a hereditary type (MIM 216700), which is rare and begins during early childhood, and a second type, called acquired RPC, which is more frequent, appears in adults and is associated with other diseases, diabetes mellitus, renal insufficiency, solid tumors, lymphomas and AIDS. Read More