Pigmentary demarcation lines – report of two patients

Paulo Morais, Lígia Peralta


Pigmentary demarcation lines (PDLs) are abrupt transition lines from areas of deeper pigmentation to less pigmented areas. They are considered to be normal variants of pigmentation. Eight different variants of PDLs have been described (A to H), with type A being the most common one. We herein describe two Caucasian children with this peculiarity of pigmentation in the upper arms.


Pigmentary demarcation lines, Futcher's lines, Voigt's lines

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22551/2016.11.0302.10067

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