Pityriasis lichenoides chronica

Common Name(s)

Pityriasis lichenoides chronica

Pityriasis lichenoides chronica is the mild, chronic form of pityriasis lichenoides, a skin disorder of unknown cause. This condition is characterized by the gradual development of symptomless, small, scaling papules that spontaneously flatten and regress over a period of weeks or months. Lesions at various stages may be present at any one time. Patients with this condition often have exacerbations and relapses of the condition, which can last for months or years.
 

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The terms "Pityriasis lichenoides chronica" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Pityriasis lichenoides chronica.
 

Author(s): Jeffrey S Henning

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A 19-year-old woman presented with a five-year history of guttate macules and yellow to skin-colored papules with collarette of fine scale on the trunk and the upper and lower extremities. Guttate pityriasis lichenoides chronica is an uncommon presentation of this T-cell-mediated ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2005

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