Patient Case: Have You Ever Seen Blue Legs Before?

Share by an Italian doctor specializing in dermatology, allergy & immunology, and rheumatology

A 55-year-old patient with heptic cirrhosis with ascites related to HCV comes to the clinic for a year.

His legs present a bluish hyperpigmentation in the lower limbs.

Do you have any idea what this could be? How would you suggest treating this patient?

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