Progressive pigmentary dermatosis

What is Progressive pigmentary 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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Halo doctor, I have developed brown pigmentation over the last couple of years, on left lower foot ankle area, no itch, no pain, started with small...

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Do not worry it is normal condition

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Hi Sir,
I got the rashes my leg near the ankle from last 1.5years and these are constant
Neither they are expanding nor reducing and also i do not...

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Welcome and thanks for posting your query to Healthcare Magic.

I can understand your concern for the problem of rash over the ankle...

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I have had dark black spots in my feet earlier which were round and scattered in initial stage. But as of now they seem to mix with each other and...

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Thanks dear.
This is a case of Progressive pigmentary dermatosis / Shamberg's disease.
Persons who are standing or sitting for long time can...

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Halo doctor, I have developed brown pigmentation over the last couple of years, on left lower foot ankle area, no itch, no pain, started with small...

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Hi Sir, I got the rashes my leg near the ankle from last 1.5years and these are constant Neither they are expanding nor reducing and also i do not...

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I often get red bruises under my feet . On the arch especially. If i stand for longer than 2 hours or so or go to town for a few hours and are on...

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I have had dark black spots in my feet earlier which were round and scattered in initial stage. But as of now they seem to mix with each other and...

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