Berkshire neck

► Poikiloderma of Civatte

Clinical manifestation

Erythema; edema; vesiculation; desquamation; pendant-like hyperpigmentation at sites of oil of bergamot application, often on the lateral neck

Differential diagnosis

Contact dermatitis; Riehl melanosis; melasma; postinflammatory hyperpigmen-tation; acanthosis nigricans

Therapy

Avoidance of bergamot oil-containing perfumes; minimized exposure to the sun (sunscreens, etc.); hydroquinone

Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease

References

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