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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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: References

…ent with Aquaphor ointment for the treatment of keratosis pilaris, Ped Derm, 28(4):459-477. Marqueling A, Gilliam AE, Prendiville J, Zvulunov A, et al (2006). Keratosis pilaris rubra: a common but underrecognized condition, Arch Derm, 142:1611-1616….

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

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

Hand Dermatitis: Key Points

…rficial dermatophyte infection), allergic contact dermatitis, psoriasis, lichen planus, scabies, herpes simplex, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and cutaneous lymphoma. A skin biopsy and/or patch testing should be considered in treatment-refractory cases….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

…cific dermatologic disorders, including psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, drug reactions, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, as well as underlying malignancies. Specific therapy requires the proper diagnosis. Reg…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apocrine Miliaria?

…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 term…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Pityriasis rubra pilaris Synonyms Pityriasis pilaris Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Adults in about the fifth decade of life and children in the first 5 years of life; same frequency in both sexes Distribution of lesions Symmetric and widesp…

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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