Pigmented purpuric eruptions

Dermatol Clin. 1985 Jan;3(1):165-9.


The pigmented purpuras comprise a group of dermatoses that are most commonly located on the lower extremities and share related clinical and histopathologic appearances. Included is a discussion of the following entities: progressive pigmentary disease of the skin (Schamberg's disease), purpura annularis telangiectodes (Majocchi's disease), pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatosis (Gougerot and Blum's disease), and lichen aureus.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pigmentation Disorders / classification
  • Pigmentation Disorders / diagnosis
  • Pigmentation Disorders / drug therapy
  • Pigmentation Disorders / pathology*
  • Purpura / classification
  • Purpura / diagnosis
  • Purpura / drug therapy
  • Purpura / pathology*


  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones