Gougerot–Blum syndrome (also known as "pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis", and "pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis of Gougerot and Blum") is a variant of pigmented purpuric dermatitis, a skin condition characterized by minute, rust-colored to violaceous, lichenoid papules that tend to fuse into plaques of various hues.:829 Relative to other variants, it is characterized clinically by a male predominance, pruritus, with a predilection for the legs, and histologically, it features a densely cellular lichenoid infiltrate.
It was characterized in 1925.
- Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.
- James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
- Barnhill RL and Crowson AN (eds) Textbook of Dermatopathology, second edition, McGraw-Hill, 2004: 211-212
- synd/2079 at Who Named It?
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