Prurigo pigmentosa: not an uncommon disease in the Turkish population.

BACKGROUND Prurigo pigmentosa (PP) is a rare inflammatory dermatosis of unknown etiology. It is characterized by erythematous papules of the trunk that resolve leaving a reticulate hyperpigmentation. The original report from Japan in 1971 was followed by new cases, mostly of Japanese origin. METHODS We scrutinized PP cases diagnosed in our clinic and… CONTINUE READING