Prurigo pigmentosa: Rara e misdiagnosticata

Translated title of the contribution: Prurigo pigmentosa: A rare and misdiagnosed dermatitis

C. Schepis, M. Siragusa

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The importance of the knowledge of a clinical condition called prurigo pigmentosa is underlined. After having previously defined the clinical and evolutive characteristics of dermatitis, the histopathology of the disease and the etiopathogenetic data are described. Personal experience on the topic is reported and those dermatitis which may create a problem of differential diagnosis are briefly discussed; therapeutic protocols reported in literature are then proposed. Finally it is underlined that such dermatitis is misdiagnosed since it is confused with similar conditions.

Translated title of the contributionPrurigo pigmentosa: A rare and misdiagnosed dermatitis
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)361-365
Number of pages5
JournalGiornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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