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Rivaroxaban induced necrolytic acral erythema
  1. Yashdeep Singh Pathania,
  2. Anil Budania
  1. Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anil Budania,Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodphur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India; anilbuddy25{at}

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A 36-year-old man, a defence personnel by profession serving in high altitude area having history of an episode of pulmonary embolism 1 month back with no other comorbidity, was taking rivaroxaban 20 mg/day as prescribed by the physician, presented with mild itchy hyperpigmented to erythematous plaques over bilateral dorsum of feet in a sandle-like pattern (figures 1 and 2). Few of the plaques had brown-coloured crusts. All routine investigations were within …

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