Document Type : Original Article



Background: The description on patients with pigmented back patches is rarely reported in the literature. We decided to study the clinicopathological aspects of these patients for reaching a better understanding of this disease.Method: In this study, the clinicopathological aspects and probable responsible factors in the manifestation of posterior pruritic pigmented patches in patients referred to the dermatology clinic of Qaem University Hospital from October 2007 to September 2009 were surveyed.Result: All 60 patients who were enrolled in our study were female with a mean age of 31.43±9.71 years. Six patients did not consent to biopsy. The most c