Gougerot-Blum disease

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A peculiar form of haemorrhagic pigmentary dermatosis characterized by lichenoid plaques on the legs.

Description

A peculiar form of haemorrhagic pigmentary dermatosis characterized by lichenoid plaques on the legs. They are composed of rust-coloured papules, some of which may be both purpuric and telangiectatic. Both sexes affected, prevalent in females, onset in middle life. Aetiology is unknown. It is related to Schamberg's disease.

See also Schamberg's disease, or progressive pigmentary dermatasis, under Jay Frank Schamberg, American dermatologist, 1870–1934.

Bibliography

  • H. Gougerot, P. Blum:
    Purpura angioscléreux prurigineux avec éléments lichénoïdes. (Présentation de malade).
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1925, 32: 161-163.
  • H. Gougerot, P. Blum:
    Un 2e cas de dermatite lichénoide purpurique et pigmentée.
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1925, 32: 433-435.
  • H. Gougerot, et al:
    Trisymptome atypique.
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1951, 58: 386.

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