Schamberg's disease

(redirected from purpura pigmentosa progressiva)

Scham·berg's disease

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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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