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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

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An inflammatory process in which lesions present themselves clinically as red macules and subtle scaly papules.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

An inflammatory process in which lesions present themselves clinically as red macules and subtle scaly papules. They soon become so confluent that there is widespread redness and scaling punctuated by islands of skin that ostensibly are spared and b…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

An inflammatory process in which lesions present themselves clinically as red macules and subtle scaly papules. They soon become so confluent that there is widespread redness and scaling punctuated by islands of skin that ostensibly are spared and b…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Miliaria rubra

Miliaria rubra Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age, but children especially, and either sex Distribution of lesions Localized or widespread; antecubital and popliteal fossae, trunk, abdomen, and inframammary and inguinal regions Individua…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: References

References Breithaupt AD, Alio A, Friedlander SF (2011) A comparative trial comparing the efficacy of tacrolimus 0.1% ointment with Aquaphor ointment for the treatment of keratosis pilaris, Ped Derm, 28(4):459-477. Marqueling A, Gilliam AE, Prendivi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

Overview Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is a unique papulosquamous disease that is resistant to topical therapy. Spontaneous remissions occur within 2-4 years in most adult patients. PRP may be associated with an underlying malignancy. Because the p…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

Overview Erythroderma is a clinical state that results from a variety of specific dermatologic disorders, including psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, drug reactions, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, as well as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

Key Points Hand dermatitis may be difficult to treat due to the thickened skin surface of the hands and the frequent exposure of the hands to irritants and potentially exacerbating factors. Hand dermatitis can range from an acute, extremely pruriti…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apocrine Miliaria?

…n of apocrine sweat. Accordingly, we suggest the name apocrine miliaria for Fox-Fordyce disease. Apocrine miliaria is the apocrine analogue to [sic] miliaria rubra, since both have the prime distinctive feature of epidermal vesiculation about the ter…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pityriasis rubra pilaris

…that resembles somewhat a checkerboard is a clue to pityriasis rubra pilaris Laboratory confirmation None exists Cause and mechanism Both are unknown Comment Pityriasis rubra pilaris is a psoriasiform dermatitis that can be diagnosed with specificity…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Psoriasis vs. Pityriasis rubra pilaris

An inflammatory process in which lesions present themselves clinically as red macules and subtle scaly papules. They soon become so confluent that there is widespread redness and scaling punctuated by islands of skin that ostensibly are spared and b…

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