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A Case of Zosteriform Pigmented Purpuric Dermatosis

Takahiro Hamada, MD; Yoshihiko Inoue, MD; Takekuni Nakama, MD; Takashi Hashimoto, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(12):1589-1603. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.12.1599.
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Red-brown purpuric papules and plaques with tiny petechiae on the left lower abdomen and femoral regions. Lesions had a zosteriform distribution of L1/L2.

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Skin biopsy specimen from the left lower abdomen reveals a perivascular and interstitial lymphocytic infiltrate with extravasation of erythrocytes in the upper dermis and mild vacuolar degeneration of the basal layer (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification ×100).

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