pityriasis alba

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Related to pityriasis alba: pityriasis versicolor, pityriasis rosea
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Noun1.pityriasis alba - common form of pityriasis (usually in children or young adults) characterized by round patches of depigmentation
pityriasis - any of several skin disorders characterized by shedding dry flakes of skin
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Pityriasis alba is commonly seen in individuals with dark skin, although it may occur in these patients in the absence of AD.
Several differentials need to be ruled out once PMH is considered including pityriasis alba, post-inflammatory hypopigmentation, idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis and hypopigmented mycosis fungoides.
7) revealed the Pityriasis Alba to be the most common disorder 46.