Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Jun 6, 2023; 11(16): 3858-3863
Published online Jun 6, 2023. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v11.i16.3858
Purpura annularis telangiectodes of Majocchi: A case report
Yun-Jing Pu, Hong-Jing Jiang, Li Zhang
Yun-Jing Pu, Hong-Jing Jiang, Li Zhang, Department of Dermatology, Kunming Children's Hospital, Kunming 650034, Yunnan Province, China
Author contributions: Pu YJ and Jiang HJ contributed to the work equally; Pu YJ carried out the studies and drafted the manuscript; Jiang HJ and Zhang L participated in its design and helped to draft the manuscript; All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by the Scientific Research Foundation of the Education Department of Yunnan Province, No. 2023J0293.
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Corresponding author: Li Zhang, MS, Doctor, Department of Dermatology, Kunming Children's Hospital, No. 288 Qianxing Road, Kunming 650034, Yunnan Province, China.
Received: February 20, 2023
Peer-review started: February 20, 2023
First decision: March 24, 2023
Revised: April 3, 2023
Accepted: May 6, 2023
Article in press: May 6, 2023
Published online: June 6, 2023
Core Tip

Core Tip: Purpura annularis telangiectodes of Majocchi (PATM) also known as Majocchi's disease, is a rare subclass of pigmented purpuric dermatoses. The skin lesions are mostly symmetrical ring-shaped reddish-brown macules on the lower limbs. This disease is more commonly found among children and young women and the etiology is unknown. Currently, the diagnosis of PATM mainly depends on clinical and histopathological features. Dermoscopy, a non-invasive detection technique, could be a promising technique for future PATM diagnosis owing to its good correlation with histopathology, and multi-site observation.