Pigmented purpuric eruption
Other Names for this Disease
- Schamberg disease
- Familial pigmented purpuric eruption
- Schamberg purpura
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There is no treatment that has been proven to be beneficial for people with pigmented purpuric eruption. However, some treatments have been reported to improve this condition, including pentoxifylline, aminaphtone, and photochemotherapy (PUVA).
Last updated: 4/12/2010
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