|Other names: Pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis, and Pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis of Gougerot and Blum|
|a–c). Purpuric red-brown lichenoid papules on lower extremities|
Gougerot–Blum syndrome is a variant of pigmented purpuric dermatitis, a skin condition characterized by minute, rust-colored to violaceous, lichenoid papules that tend to fuse into plaques of various hues.: 829 Relative to other variants, it is characterized clinically by a male predominance, pruritus, with a predilection for the legs, and histologically, it features a densely cellular lichenoid infiltrate.
It was characterized in 1925.
Gougerot–Blum syndrome is named after the French dermatologists Henri Gougerot (1881–1955) and Paul Blum (1878–1933).
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