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Finasteride-Induced Pseudoporphyria

Diana Santo Domingo, MD; Mary L. Stevenson, MD; Jena Auerbach, DO; Jay Lerman, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(6):747-748. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.144.
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Bullae and eroded pink plaques on the dorsal surface of the hand.

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Hematoxylin-eosin–stained punch biopsy specimen showing cell-poor subepidermal dermatitis (original magnification ×10).

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