Pityriasis lichenoides

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Pityriasis lichenoides

Pityriasis lichenoides is a skin disorder of unknown cause.  There are two types of pityriasis lichenoides; a more severe form with a sudden onset that tends to be short-lived (acute) which is usually found in children, known as pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta and a more mild but long-lasting (chronic) form known as pityriasis lichenoides chronica. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica may clear up in a few weeks or persist for years.
 

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The terms "Pityriasis lichenoides" returned 12 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pityriasis lichenoides.
 

Author(s): Shylaja Someshwar, Satish Udare

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2012 Nov;49(11):936-7.

 

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2012

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Pityriasis lichenoides with ulceronecrosis and hyperthermia: a rare variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta.
 

Author(s): Sarvjit Kaur Virdi, Amrinder Jit Kanwar, Uma Nahar Saikia

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;76(2):172-5.

 

Pityriasis lichenoides with ulceronecrosis and hyperthermia (PLUH) is a severe variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta that is characterized by high fever and papulo-necrotic skin lesions. We report the case of a 49-year-old male with typical features of PLUH along ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2010

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Stratum corneum findings as clues to histological diagnosis of pityriasis lichenoides chronica.
 

Author(s): Rajiv Joshi

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;74(2):156-7; author reply 157.

 

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2008

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