Doucas and Kapetanakis pigmented purpura

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Doucas and Kapetanakis pigmented purpura
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Doucas and Kapetanakis pigmented purpura is a skin condition characterized by scaly and eczematous patches, which also have petechiae and hemosiderin staining.[1]:830

It is also known as "eczematoid purpura"[2] or "eczematoid-like purpura".[3]

It was characterized in 1953.[4]

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Wolfram Sterry; Ralf Paus; Walter H. C. Burgdorf (8 March 2006). Dermatology. Thieme. pp. 246–. ISBN 978-1-58890-258-0. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  3. ^ David E. Elder; Rosalie Elenitsas; Michael D Ioffreda; Bernett L. Johnson, Jr. (2007). Atlas and synopsis of Lever's histopathology of the skin. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 127–. ISBN 978-0-7817-6845-0. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  4. ^ C. Doucas; J Kapetanakis (1953). "Eczematid-like purpura". Dermatologica. 106 (2): 86–95. doi:10.1159/000256830. PMID 13060054.