Diet-induced pigmented purpuric dermatosis.

  title={Diet-induced pigmented purpuric dermatosis.},
  author={Katharina Theresia Wei\ss and Sigrid Karrer and M{\'i}chael Landthaler and Philipp Babilas and S Schreml},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  volume={55 3},
Pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD) are chronic and relapsing disorders characterised by a localised or generalised purpuric rash. Even though the clinical presentation of PPD subtypes varies, they have a similar histopathology. The aetiology is largely unknown, but trigger factors, such as drugs, infections and systemic illnesses have been described. To… CONTINUE READING