Many treatments have been proposed for acquired perforating dermatosis (APD), with varying success. In general, treatment is unsatisfactory and definitive resolution of existing lesions is difficult to achieve.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Ms Wong); and Departments of Pathology (Dr Phelps) and Dermatology (Dr Levitt), The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New YorkCorrespondence: Jacob Levitt, MD, Department of Dermatology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine Center, 5 E 98th St, Fifth Floor, PO Box 1048, New York, NY 10023 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Accepted for Publication: August 11, 2011.
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Levitt. Acquisition of data: Wong, Phelps, and Levitt. Analysis and interpretation of data: Wong, Phelps, and Levitt. Drafting of the manuscript: Wong, Phelps, and Levitt. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Wong, Phelps, and Levitt. Administrative, technical, or material support: Wong, Phelps, and Levitt. Study supervision: Levitt.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.