Hemosiderosis cutis L81.9

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Localized or disseminated, large or small spots, yellow or deep brown deposits of hemosiderin in the skin, the distribution pattern and intensity of which are defined by the underlying disease. Occurrence e.g. in Purpura pigmentosa progressiva or in chronic venous insufficiency.

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Treatment of the underlying disease. S.a. Angiodermite purpurique et pigmentée; venous insufficiency, chronic.


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020