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Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Jul-Aug;31(4):522-3. doi: 10.1111/pde.12350. Epub 2014 May 20.

Arborescent vascular dilatation mimicking Lichtenberg figures from lightning.

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Department of Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Abstract

The clinical presentation of arborizing vascular dilatation can resemble Lichtenberg figures from lightning. Both have a feather-like or ferning pattern. We report an interesting case of pressure-induced vasodilatation (PIV) caused by temporary vascular occlusion from jeans buttons.

PMID:
24846790
DOI:
10.1111/pde.12350
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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