ISSN 1308-8734 | E-ISSN 1308-8742
Case Report
Acquired Reactive Perforating Collagenosis
1 Department of Dermatology, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey  
Eurasian J Med 2012; 44: 51-53
DOI: 10.5152/eajm.2012.11
Key Words: Acquired reactive perforating collagenosis, Diabetes mellitus


Acquired reactive perforating collagenosis (ARPC) is commonly recognized as an unusual skin reaction to superficial trauma that is observed in patients with a certain genetic predisposition or underlying diseases, such as diabetes mellitus or renal diseases. We present the unusual case of a 55-year-old female diabetic patient with numerous characteristic dome-shaped nodules, which consisted of central umbilication containing firm keratotic plugs. 

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