Schamberg's disease


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Scham·berg's disease

(shăm′bûrgz′)
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Schamberg’s disease

A dermatosis that primarily affects the lower extremities of males and is characterised by flat purple lesions which coalesce and form brownish patches (due to hemosiderin deposition).
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* Schamberg's disease. This skin discoloration, also known as progressive pigmentary purpura, "can cause a lot of anxiety for parents," Dr.