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Caused by local hemostasis and becomes a reticulated erythema, leaving pigmentation. Multiple colors are simultaneously present in an active patch, varying from pale pink to old rose or dark purplish brown. After the cause is removed, the affection tends to disappear gradually, but sometimes the pigmentation is permanent. Histologically, an increased amount of elastic tissue in the dermis is noted. The changes in erythema ab igne are similar to those of actinic elastosis. Interface dermatitis and epithelial atypia may be noted.

The chronic use of crack cocaine and its attendant peripheral vasoconstriction will lead to perniosis with cold, numb hands and atrophy of the digital fat pads, especially of the thumbs and index fingers, as well as nail curvature. Chilblains occur chiefly on the hands, feet, ears, and face, especially in children; onset is enhanced by dampness (Fig. 3-7). In Mohs surgery technicians, the hands are affected if an orthopedic cold therapy system is used; the skin under the device develops the lesions.

Dermatoporosis. Most frequently, patients complain that even minimal trauma to their extensor arms leads to an ecchymosis, a phenomenon called actinic purpura. As the ecchymoses resolve, dusky brown macules remain for months, increasing the mottled appearance of the skin. Deep dissecting hematomas may result as well, causing large areas of necrosis. Again, minor trauma may lead to a painful deep bruise or simply erythema, without fever. This severe complication of dermatoporosis occurs primarily on the legs of elderly women, many of whom are taking anticoagulants or systemic steroids.

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