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Bilateral idiopathic localised involutional lipoatrophy in a child
  1. Chiara Tersigni1,
  2. Chiara Caporalini2,
  3. Anna Maria Buccoliero2,
  4. Giordana Coronella3,
  5. Maurizio de Martino4,
  6. Andrea Bassi5
  1. 1Graduate School of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  2. 2Pathology Unit, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence, Italy
  3. 3Dermatology Unit, Pistoia Hospital, Pistoia, Italy
  4. 4Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence, Italy
  5. 5Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Chiara Tersigni, Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence 50139, Italy; chia88.te{at}gmail.com

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A previously healthy 7-year-old girl presented with a 2-month history of an oval lesion in the left calf and two smaller lesions contralaterally, which were expanding (figure 1). Physical examination showed the presence of an asymptomatic skin depression measuring about 6×4 cm in diameter with a hypopigmented and atrophic surface without inflammation. Two similar lesions, both 3.5×2.5 cm in diameter, were contralaterally noted. No history of injury, …

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