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erythema dyschromicum perstans


Definition: variously sized gray or red, slightly elevated macular lesions that tend to coalesce on the trunk and proximal extremities, commonly in dark-skinned Latin Americans; of unknown cause.

Synonym(s): ashy dermatosis

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