pityriasis


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pityriasis

[‚pid·ə′rī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
A fine, branny desquamation of the skin.
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Conclusion: Combination of 2% ketoconazole solution wash plus topical 1% clotrimazole was found more effective in treatment of patients with Pityriasis versicolor as compared totopical 1% clotrimazole alone.
Study of the distribution of Malassezia species in patients with pityriasis versicolor and healthy individuals in Tertiary Care Hospital, Punjab.
Psoriasis was the most common (33.3%) disease followed by eczema (20%), atopic dermatitis (6.6%), Pityriasis rubra pilaris (3.3%) and drug-induced erythroderma (16.6%).
These six classes of erythemato-squamous diseases include pityriasis rubra pilaris, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, lichen planus, chronic dermatitis, and pityriasis rosea.
Among erythematous and squamatous diseases, which were found in 312 subjects (3.08%), psoriasis (1.34%) and pityriasis rosea (1.27%) were observed most commonly.
Pityriasis alba causes mildly scaly pale white patches particularly on the face of older children.
If flat warts, red macules, and lesions resembling pityriasis versicolor are present, particularly in those parts of the body exposed to the sun in patients who present with nonmelanotic skin cancers, EV should definitely be considered as an initial diagnosis.
Table 1: Number, species, and origin of strains examined for phospholipase production Species Malassezia strains PV AD SD Healthy Total Malassezia globosa 19 13 18 15 65 Malassezia sympodialis 11 6 5 4 26 Malassezia furfur 2 1 1 1 5 Malassezia restricta 2 4 0 0 6 Total 34 24 24 20 102 PV: Pityriasis versicolor, AD: Atopic dermatitis, SD: Seborrheic dermatitis Table 2: Phospholipase activity of the Malassezia species of all the study group expressed as a Pz value mean after 15 and 20 days of culture Species Strain Strain Pz 15 Pz 20 grown on with days days EGGYolk positive media phospholipase Malassezia globosa 50 2 1 0.925 Malassezia sympodialis 22 10 0.94 0.85 Malassezia furfur 4 3 0.95 0.80 Pz: Phospholipase activity.
Pityriasis lichenoides (PL) is an uncommon group of self-limited inflammatory dermatitis with clinical manifestations over a continuous spectrum.
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.
We would like to describe two patients who developed pityriasis rosea (PR) following the last dose of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine.