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Eruptive collagenoma in a child

  • Author(s): António, Ana Marta
  • Alves, João
  • Barreiros, Hugo
  • Bártolo, Elvira
  • et al.
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Eruptive collagenoma is a rare entity, with unknownetiology, considered to be a type of connective tissuenevus composed of collagen. It is usually reported inyoung adults occurring predominantly on the trunkand extremities. Systemic findings and family historyof a similar condition are not typically associated andthe prognosis is excellent. There are few pediatric casesreported in literature. Herein we report an uncommoncase of eruptive collagenoma in a 12-year-old childand present a brief review of the literature.

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