Perniosis



Perniosis


Wang L. Cheung, MD, PhD










Clinical photograph of perniosis demonstrates violaceous papules on the fingers and hand.






Perniosis demonstrates some papillary dermal edema image with superficial and deep perivascular inflammatory infiltrate image in acral skin image.


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Perniosis (pernio)


Synonyms



  • Chilblains


Definitions



  • Cold or wet-induced inflammatory reaction at acral sites


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Environmental Exposure



  • Cold and wet conditions such as cold weather with homes lacking heating


Associations

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Perniosis
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