Flexural and extensoral eruptions in dermatologic disease.

Clin Dermatol. 2011 Mar-Apr;29(2):195-204. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2011.01.020.


Department of Dermatology, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, Medical Science Building Room C520, Newark, NJ 07103-2714, USA.


Dermatologic eruptions can be generalized or localized to specific areas of the body. Eruptions in specific body regions may suggest specific diagnosis. Recognizing such clinical patterns can facilitate the identification of the underlying pathology. In this contribution, we shall discuss those dermatologic lesions that tend to affect the flexure and extensor surfaces.

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