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Progressive Pigmented Purpura

definition

The pigmented purpuras comprise a group of dermatoses that are most commonly located on the lower extremities and share related clinical and histopathologic appearances. Progressive pigmented purpura, a form of purpura pigmentosa chronica, is a lymphocytic capillaritis of unknown aetiology and obscure pathogenesis.

synonyms

Progressive Pigmented Purpura, Purpura Pigmentosa Progressiva, Schamberg's Disease

UMLS

Dermatosis, progressive pigmentary, Disease, Schamberg, Disease, Schamberg's, Diseases, Schamberg, Progressive pigmentary dermatosis, Schamberg Disease, Schamberg Diseases, Schambergs Disease, Schamberg's Disease, Schamberg's purpura

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1 images found for this diagnose localisation: legs, diagnosis: Progressive Pigmented Purpura