Dermatoscopic findings of pigmented purpuric dermatosis.

OZKAYA D. B. , Emiroglu N. , Su Ö. S. , Cengiz F. P. , Bahali A. G. , Yildiz P. , ...More

Anais brasileiros de dermatologia, vol.91, no.5, pp.584-587, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 91 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20165124
  • Title of Journal : Anais brasileiros de dermatologia
  • Page Numbers: pp.584-587


Background: Pigmented purpuric dermatosis is a chronic skin disorder of unknown aetiology characterised by symmetrical petechial and pigmented macules, often confined to the lower limbs. The aetiology of pigmented purpuric dermatosis is unknown. Dermatoscopy is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that allows the visualisation of morphological features invisible to the naked eye; it combines a method that renders the corneal layer of the skin translucent with an optical system that magnifies the image projected onto the retina.