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Anetoderma Follow-up

  • Author: Anne Elizabeth Laumann, MBChB, MRCP(UK), FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
 
Updated: Oct 21, 2015
 

Further Outpatient Care

For primary anetoderma, patients need periodic reevaluation for associated conditions not initially manifested. This evaluation includes a complete physical examination and appropriate screening laboratory tests.

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Prognosis

Once developed, the lesions do not change over time.

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Contributor Information and Disclosures
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Anne Elizabeth Laumann, MBChB, MRCP(UK), FAAD Professor of Dermatology, Chief of General Dermatology, Director of the Collagen Vascular Disorders Clinic, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine

Anne Elizabeth Laumann, MBChB, MRCP(UK), FAAD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Association of Professors of Dermatology, British Association of Dermatologists, Chicago Dermatological Society, Chicago Medical Society, Illinois Dermatological Society, Illinois State Medical Society, Medical Dermatology Society, Society for Investigative Dermatology, Women's Dermatologic Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

Julia Sanger Minocha, MD Resident Physician, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine

Julia Sanger Minocha, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American College of Physicians, Phi Beta Kappa

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Victoria Godinez-Puig, MD Resident Physician, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine

Victoria Godinez-Puig, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Society for Investigative Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

David F Butler, MD Section Chief of Dermatology, Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System; Professor of Dermatology, Texas A&M University College of Medicine; Founding Chair, Department of Dermatology, Scott and White Clinic

David F Butler, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Association of Military Dermatologists, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for MOHS Surgery, Phi Beta Kappa

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Edward F Chan, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Edward F Chan, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, Society for Investigative Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Dirk M Elston, MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Dirk M Elston, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgements

Peter Fritsch, MD Chair, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Peter Fritsch, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Dermatological Association, International Society of Pediatric Dermatology, and Society for Investigative Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Stephen C Ho, MD  is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Contact Dermatitis Society, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, and Colorado Medical Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Jin Mo Park, PhD Assistant Professor, Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Jenny Sun, MD Research Fellow, Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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