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Equestrian Perniosis

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Tight fitting clothing, age under 35 years, and smoking can contribute to the disease manifestation [1]. perniosis of the thighs is quite uncommon and has been associated in the literature with horse riding (equestrian perniosis) or with other recreational activities with long time exposure to cold and humidity [2]. The clinical manifestations include Erythematous to Purpuric Plaques with a livedolike appearance and superficial ulceration [3].

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