Which cutaneous findings are characteristic of relapsing polychondritis (RP)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Nicholas Compton, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Isolated case reports of other cutaneous manifestations of relapsing polychondritis include the following:

  • Hyperpigmentation

  • Macular purpura of the palms, soles, lower limbs, and buttocks

  • Erythematous papular plaques of the face, upper and lower extremities, and thorax

  • Alopecia universalis

  • Actinic granulomas

  • Livedo reticularis

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