pityriasis


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pityriasis

[‚pid·ə′rī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
A fine, branny desquamation of the skin.
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EV has an unusual susceptibility to cutaneous beta HPV infection, which causes development of pityriasis versicolor-like lesions and flat warts.
Conclusion: Topical clotrimazole (1%) was found more effective than single dose of oral itraconazole in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor.
Adalimumab-induced pityriasis lichenoides chronica that responded well to methotrexate in a patient with psoriasis.
Treatment of refractory adult-onset pityriasis rubra pilaris with TNF-alpha antagonists: a case series.
Pityriasis rosea (PR) is a self-limiting exanthematic disease, due to an endogenous reactivation of HHV-6 and/or HHV-7.
Methods: This randomized single blind study included 110 patients with clinical diagnosis of pityriasis versicolor and positive mycological test for Malassezia furfur.
Many psoriasiform dermatoses, such as erythroderma, pityriasis rubra pilaris, acrokeratosis paraneoplastica, and the nutritional deficiency dermatitides, always affect other body sites when they affect the face, and thus, they do not appear in facial biopsies.
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.
This edition has new cases on sickle cell disease, rectal bleeding, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, primary syphilis, pityriasis rosacea, and congenital cataracts.
A differential diagnosis could be acute drug eruption, Gionotti Crosti or Pityriasis rubra pilaris.
The superficial and cutaneous mycoses conditions are Pityriasis versicolor, Seborrhoeic dermatitis, dandruff, Follicular pityriasis, Tinea nigra, White piedra, Black piedra and onychomycosis.