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Arch Dermatol. 1989 Nov;125(11):1551-4.

Prurigo pigmentosa. Report of a case and review of the literature.

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Department of Dermatology, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.


Prurigo pigmentosa is an uncommon skin disease first reported from Japan where it has gained recognition as distinct cutaneous disease characterized by rapid response to dapsone therapy. Recently, a few reports of prurigo pigmentosa have appeared in the western literature. American-born white man and review the literature pertaining to this unique entity.

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