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Two cases of eczematid-like purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis responsive to narrow band ultraviolet B treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23458394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Eczematid-like purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis is a type of pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPDs) with eczematous changes in the purpuric surface. A 10-year-old male and a 44-year-old male patients were admitted to our clinics for itching and flaking of the skin rashes. Based on the clinical and histopathological evaluations, the rashes were identified as eczematid-like PPDs of Doucas and Kapetanakis. Both patients were treated with narrow band ultraviolet B. The lesions were remarkably regressed following the treatment. These cases reported due its rarity and good response to narrow band ultraviolet B.
Authors:
Ayse Serap Karadag; Serap Gunes Bilgili; Sevda Onder; Omer Calka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Photodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1600-0781     ISO Abbreviation:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9013641     Medline TA:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Goztepe Research and Training Hospital, Dermatology, Istanbul, Turkey.
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