When is a follow-up consultation indicated in the treatment of pigmented purpuric dermatosis?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Darius Mehregan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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A follow-up consultation is required for cases in which initially diagnostic uncertainty exists, particularly to exclude cutaneous lymphoma.

Topical steroid treatment if used long term should be monitored for the possible development of adverse effects.


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