Orphan Rocker Tracks: A Variant of Friction Melanosis in an Institutionalized Child
Article first published online: 28 DEC 2012
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 30, Issue 6, pages e198–e199, November/December 2013
How to Cite
Diamond, G. and Amitai, D. B. (2013), Orphan Rocker Tracks: A Variant of Friction Melanosis in an Institutionalized Child. Pediatric Dermatology, 30: e198–e199. doi: 10.1111/pde.12074
- Issue published online: 13 NOV 2013
- Article first published online: 28 DEC 2012
Friction melanosis is an acquired pigmentary disorder consisting of diffuse, brown pigmentation resulting from repeated rubbing of affected areas of the skin. An institutionalized child whose lower back was subjected to intense and repeated rocking displayed the characteristic lesions.