- Roger I Ceilley
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2017 Jun 1;10(6):44-50. Epub 2017 Jun 1.
Dermatology PC, West Des Moines, Iowa.
Mature skin is prone to bruising, resulting in a condition known as actinic purpura, characterized by unsightly ecchymosis and purple patches. Similar to other skin conditions, the incidence of actinic purpura increases with advancing age and occurs with equal frequency among men and women. The unsightly appearance of actinic purpura may be a source of emotional distress among the elderly. Read More