Do pigmented purpuric dermatoses have an age predilection?

Updated: Aug 12, 2019
  • Author: Darius Mehregan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Schamberg disease may occur in persons of any age.

Itching purpura and the dermatosis of Gougerot and Blum mainly affect middle-aged men.

Lichen aureus and Majocchi disease are predominantly diseases of children or young adults.


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