Milia en plaque: Three new pediatric cases

Carlo Cota, Jolinda Sinagra, Pietro Donati, Ada Amantea

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Milia en plaque (MEP) is an unusual and extremely rare clinical variant of milia, characterized by multiple milia-like lesions overlying an erythematous edematous plaque with histologic findings consistent with milia. MEP tends to affect the middle-aged patients and shows a predilection for women. Among children, this entity is rarely described and, to our knowledge, only four cases have been reported to date in the dermatologic literature. We add three new cases of children, one of whom had an unusual site of presentation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)717-720
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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