Pigmented purpuric eruption

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Pigmented purpuric eruption is a condition that causes reddish-brown skin lesions, most commonly on the lower legs.  In some cases, the skin lesions cause severe itching.  The skin lesions may spread over time, or clear up on their own.  The cause of pigmented purpuric eruption is unknown. Source: Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), supported by ORDR-NCATS and NHGRI.

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