pityriasis rosea

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Noun1.pityriasis rosea - pityriasis in which an itchy rash develops over the trunk and extremities
pityriasis - any of several skin disorders characterized by shedding dry flakes of skin
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Epidermotropic MZL represents a distinctive nosologic B-cell lymphoma that should be considered a diagnostic possibility in older men who present with an unexplained papulosquamous eruption resembling pityriasis rosea," the researchers wrote.
Pityriasis rosea is an acute self-limiting disease, probably infective in origin, affecting mainly children and young adults, and characterised by distinctive skin eruption and minimal constitutional symptoms.
Pityriasis Rosea: The Afro-Caribbeans show several unusual variations in the features of pityriasis rosea.
Patients with papulosquamous disorders like psoriasis, lichen planus, lichen striatus, erythroderma, pityriasis rubra pilaris and pityriasis rosea were included.
The differential diagnosis for this type of exanthem includes drug eruptions, pityriasis rosea, miliaria, scarlet fever, papular acrodermatitis of childhood, and other viral rashes.
Three cases each of chronic bullous disease of childhood, pityriasis rosea, verruca plana and scabies were newly referred and they were all misdiagnosed by referring doctors.
It could be: 6 A mild fungal infection of the skin called pityriasis rosea.
We would like to describe two patients who developed pityriasis rosea (PR) following the last dose of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine.
Henoch-Schonlein purpura, psoriasis, pityriasis lichenoides, pityriasis rosea, lichen planus, pityriasis rubra pilaris, erythema multiforme, atopic dermatitis, granuloma annulare, and pigmented purpuric dermatosis were the most frequent skin disorders diagnosed dermatopathologically.
One case of Pityriasis Rosea, resistant to routine mode of treatment was seen, but no other literature mentions its association.
Once scabies is ruled out, a dermatologist's differential should include pemphigoid gestationis, atopic eruption of pregnancy, contact dermatitis, drug eruption, erythema multiforme, and pityriasis rosea, she said.
Pityriasis rosea is an 'inflammatory' skin disorder that mostly affects people between the ages of 10-35 years, but younger and older people may be affected.