Terra firma-forme dermatosis

Francesco Borgia, Serafinella P Cannavò
Clinical Case Reports 2014, 2 (1): 19
Terra firma-forme is a benign condition characterized by cutaneous hyperpigmentation resembling dirt. Despite its typical clinical presentation, the disorder is not well-known by physicians. Prompt recognition can avoid useless investigations and therapies. Vigorous swabbing of the skin with isopropyl alcohol-soaked gauze pads results in complete healing.

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