acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

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acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans acrodermatitis chron·i·ca a·troph·i·cans (krŏn'ĭ-kə ə-trŏf'ĭ-kānz')
n.
A progressive dermatitis appearing first on the feet, hands, elbows, or knees, composed of hardened erythematous plaques that become atrophic, giving a tissue-paper appearance to the affected areas.

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