Pityriasis versicolor


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Related to Pityriasis versicolor: pityriasis alba
(Med.) [NL.] (Med.), a parasitic disease of the skin, characterized by the development of reddish or brownish patches.

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The symptoms on his face had been misdiagnosed as a skin infection called erysipelas, while his shoulder was treated as a rash called pityriasis versicolor.
Some differentials include pityriasis versicolor, freckles, lentigines, photopigmentation, lichen planus pigmentosus, Addison's disease, hemochromatosis, drug-induced, corn/calluses, seborrheic keratosis, psoriasis, hyperkeratotic eczema, tinea pedis, and many others.
The superficial and cutaneous mycoses conditions are Pityriasis versicolor, Seborrhoeic dermatitis, dandruff, Follicular pityriasis, Tinea nigra, White piedra, Black piedra and onychomycosis.