A 42-year-old woman with severe purpura hyperglobulinemica progressing to leg ulceration is described. She was bedridden and refractory to penicillamine and steroid therapy. With the use of a pressure gradient support leotard the petechial formation was inhibited and ambulation was allowed.
Fulton JE, Hurley HJ, Kennedy R. Purpura HyperglobulinemicaTreatment With Support Leotard. Arch Dermatol. 1968;97(4):446-449. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610100086014