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Atrophie blanche

What is atrophie blanche?

Atrophie blanche is the name given to a particular type of scar arising on the lower leg. It occurs after a skin injury when the blood supply is poor. It may arise in association with:

Atrophie blanche is characterised by:

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Curettage scar
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Associated with discoid dermatitis
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Venous eczema
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Livedoid vasculitis
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Severe scarring
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Dermoscopic view
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Author: Vanessa Ngan, staff writer

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