Prurigo pigmentosa: not an uncommon disease in the Turkish population


Baykal C. , Buyukbabani N. , AKINTURK S., SAGLIK E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, cilt.45, ss.1164-1168, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2006.02857.x
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1164-1168

Özet

Background Prurigo pigmentosa (PP) is a rare inflammatory dermatosis of unknown etiology. It is characterized by erythematous papules of the trunk that resolve leaving a reticulate hyperpigmentation. The original report from Japan in 1971 was followed by new cases, mostly of Japanese origin.