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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. 1 Graduate School of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  2. 2 Pathology Unit, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence, Italy
  3. 3 Dermatology Unit, Pistoia Hospital, Pistoia, Italy
  4. 4 Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence, Italy
  5. 5 Department 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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  • Contributors All authors equally contributed to the draft of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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