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Bullous prurigo pigmentosa.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16581574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Prurigo pigmentosa is a rare inflammatory skin disease of unknown etiology, characterized by recurrent, symmetrical, pruritic, erythematous papules resulting in gross reticular hyperpigmentation. The rash occurs mainly on the back, the chest and the nape of the neck. While PP is observed rather frequently in Japan, only a few cases have come to notice in other countries. Vesicular or bullous forms have been reported only rarely. The differential diagnosis includes lichen pigmentosus, pigmented contact dermatitis, confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud, dermatitis herpetiformis and bullous lichen ruber planus. This case report concerns a young Caucasian patient with prurigo pigmentosa, in whom predominantly vesicular, but also bullous manifestations appeared on an existing maculopapular eruption on the trunk.
Authors:
Vincenzo De Francesco; Eva Quinkenstein; Laura Mariuzzi; Alfonsina Frattasio; Barbara Pillon; Pasquale Patrone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of dermatology : EJD     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1167-1122     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Dermatol     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-03     Completed Date:  2006-11-14     Revised Date:  2009-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206420     Medline TA:  Eur J Dermatol     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Dermatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Pathology and Medicine, Gemona Hospital, and Institute of Pathology, University of Udine, Italy. dermatologia-univ-ud@libero.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Humans
Male
Pigmentation Disorders / complications*,  pathology
Prurigo / complications*
Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous / complications*,  pathology

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