Painful Fissures on Both Hands

How much do you know about erythema annulare centrifugum?

The rash on this man's hands and the red scaly lesions on his trunk are consistent with erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC).

Which of the following statements about this condition are true?

A) EAC is thought to represent a reactive process or antigenic “hypersensitivity” reaction.
B) Although often idiopathic, EAC has been associated with dermatophytosis.
C) Other reported associations include infectious agents, chronic diseases, and malignancy.
D) EAC is often self-limited, but can be chronic and relapsing.
E) All of the above are true.
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