Pigmented Purpuric Eruption in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Joseph L. Jorizzo, Emilo B. Gonzalez, Prapand Apisarnthanarax, Jerry C. Daniels

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Cutaneous purpura In a patient with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may cause concern to the managing physician because of the possibility of rheumatoid vasculitis or purpura due to qualitative or quantitative platelet defects from rheumatologic therapy. The pigmented purpuric eruptions are a group of chronic dermatoses of unknown causes that are characterized by clinical purpura and histologic capillaritis. We saw a patient with RA and a pigmented purpuric eruption.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2184-2185
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Nov 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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