Indian Journal of Dermatology
: 2015  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 268--271

Spontaneous acroangiodermatitis

Ipek Coban1, Tuba Dilay Kokenek-Unal2, Murat Alper3 
1 Department of Pathology, Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2 Department of Pathology, Kayseri Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3 Department of Pathology, Ankara Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Tuba Dilay Kokenek-Unal
Yakut Mah, Akmescid Cad, 3850, Sok. 3/30 Kayseri, Kocasinan

Acroangiodermatitis is a rare self-limited angioproliferative lesion which can be associated with congenital vascular malformations or acquired venous insufficiency. Despite of its benign character, differential diagnosis of this lesion is very important because it closely resembles Kaposi sarcoma. Here we present a 26-year-old male patient with unilateral, purplish-red colored papules on his right ankle which diagnosed as acroangiodermatitis and discuss histopathological features, differential diagnosis and treatment of this unusual condition.

How to cite this article:
Coban I, Kokenek-Unal TD, Alper M. Spontaneous acroangiodermatitis.Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:268-271

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Coban I, Kokenek-Unal TD, Alper M. Spontaneous acroangiodermatitis. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Sep 23 ];60:268-271
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