Pigmented purpuric dermatosis

What is Pigmented purpuric dermatosis?

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis (also known as "progressive pigmentary dermatosis," "purpura pigmentosa chronica," "pigmentary purpuric eruptions," or "progressive pigmenting purpura") refers to one of the three major classes of skin conditions characterized by purpuric skin eruptions.

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis are distinguished from other purpura by size (0.3–1 cm) and are most often seen in the lower extremities. Examples of the pigmented purpuric dermatosis group include:

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hi. I have had small little red spots on my legs. they are not lumpy they appear to be under the skin. I have no idea really how to describe them....

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Possibility of Pigmented purpuric dermatosis

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Hello Doctor! I am 22 years old girl, three four years back I found two tiny reddish-brown spots on my left ankle and now it is gradually spreading...

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Thr t two issues one with leg and one with the pimple on head..

1. Please let me what to do with tbose marks on legs. is it some kind of dieseaae...

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Looks like pigmented purpuric dermatosis and acne vulgaris

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Thr t two issues one with leg and one with the pimple on head.. 1. Please let me what to do with tbose marks on legs. is it some kind of dieseaae...

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I am 46 year old female and I have dark patches in my both leg. I have attached the photo of my leg

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hi Doctor attached are the pics of my father's leg please suggest the treatment and let us know what has happened to his skin.

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Hi Doctor, I get these lumps which look like mosquito bites however they feel itchy sometimes and at times are painfull however I have been to a...

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I have sort of a blanket of teeny, tiny red spots that run from my ankle up to my knee on the inside of each of my shins. At first, I ignored it as...

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I have a spot on the top of my foot that looks like a bruise but does not hurt like one. I noticed this probably about four years ago. The spot...

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I have a brownish/read discoloration on both lower legs. It does not itch and is not raised. Skin is very dry and flakes. This discoloration...

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