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Gougerot's disease

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A skin disease characterized by three principal symptoms: erythematous papular lesions, purpuric macules, and dermal or dermohypodermal nodules. They occur most commonly on the legs and thighs, but other parts of the body may be affected.

Gougerot-Howers-Sjögren syndrome/ Gougerot-Sjøgren syndrome is a separate entity. See Sjögren's syndrome, under Henrik Samuel Conrad Sjögren, Swedish ophthalmologist, 1899-1986.


  • H. Gougerot, et al:
    Trisymptome atypique. Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1951, 58: 386.

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