lichen aureus

lichen aureus

a rare type of chronic pigmented purpura in which the patient has a single red or rust-colored lesion on the lower limb, usually over a perforating vein.
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These subtypes include lichen aureus, which appears as golden patches; Majocchi's purpura, which forms an annular pattern with telangiectasias; Gougerot-Blum purpura, which is associated with lichenoid dermatitis; and Doucas and Kapentanakis purpura, which is an eczematous variant.