I was diagnosed with pigmented purpuric dermatosis four years ago. It started on the top of each foot, and now it has moved up my legs. Is there anything to make this disappear from my skin and will it get worse?
Does pigmented purpuric dermatosis resolve over time? Can it get worse?
Most cases of pigmented purpuric dermatosis resolve over time. In other cases, the skin lesions persist or extend with time. Pigmented purpuric dermatosis is often a chronic condition, and it is not possible to predict if the condition will get worse or spontaneously resolve.
Last updated: 10/5/2016
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