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bifida, contact, dermatitis, dubowitz, dysraphism, nodules, papules, pseudoverrucous, spina, syndrome
Pseudoverrucous papules and nodules (PPN) occur in the setting of chronic
irritant contact dermatitis commonly due to urine or feces. PPN most commonly affects
infants but has also been reported in association with urostomies, colostomies, chronic
urinary incontinence, encopresis, chronic fecal incontinence, spinal cord injury, and
potentially spinal dysraphism. Herein, we present the case of a patient with spina bifida in
association with Dubowitz syndrome who presented with perianal PPN. To our
knowledge, there is only one other case reported in the literature of a patient with spina
bifida who presented with PPN.
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