Terra firma-forme dermatosis

T J O'Brien, A P Hall
Australasian Journal of Dermatology 1997, 38 (3): 163-4
Terra firma-forme dermatosis (TFFD) is a relatively common but usually unrecognized clinical problem. The cause is unknown. The changes usually occur on the neck in childhood as dirty brown patches that cannot be removed with soap but are easily removed with alcohol. Terra firma-forme dermatosis may be mistaken for acanthosis nigricans.

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