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Livedoid vasculitis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 L95.0
eMedicine derm/39

Livedoid vasculitis (also known as "Livedoid vasculopathy," "Atrophie blanche," "Livedo reticularis with summer ulceration", "Painful purpuric ulcers with reticular pattern of the lower extremities syndrome" (PURPLE syndrome), and "Segmental hyalinizing vasculitis"[1]:818) is a chronic cutaneous disease seen predominantly in young to middle-aged women, and can be divided into a primary or idiopathic form, and a secondary form, which has been associated with a number of diseases, including chronic venous hypertension and varicositiesA small community of persons with Livedoid Vasculopathy shares information on the skin conditions group at www.inspire.com.[2]:343[3]

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References

  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  3. ^ Maessen-Visch MB, Koedam MI, Hamulyák K, Neumann HA (March 1999). "Atrophie blanche". Int. J. Dermatol. 38 (3): 161–72. PMID 10208608. 

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