Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans Questions & Answers

Updated: Apr 19, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What is the pathophysiology of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What causes erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What is the prevalence of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What are the racial predilections of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What are the sexual predilections of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What is the prognosis of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What are the possible complications of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans?

Workup

Which lab test findings are characteristic of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

Treatment

How is erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP) treated?

Medications

What is the role of drug treatment for erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP)?

Which medications in the drug class Leprostatics are used in the treatment of Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans?