Pityriasis rubra pilaris

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Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) refers to a group of skin conditions that cause constant inflammation and scaling of the skin. Affected people have reddish-orange colored patches; they may occur everywhere on the body or only on certain areas. There are several types of PRP, which are classified based on age of onset, body areas affected, and whether other associated conditions are present. PRP is usually sporadic (occurring randomly) but some forms may be inherited.
 

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The terms "Pityriasis rubra pilaris" returned 29 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Target-sequence Capture and High Throughput Sequencing Identify a De novo CARD14 Mutation in an Infant with Erythrodermic Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris.
 

Author(s): Cristina Has, Agnes Schwieger-Briel, Nina Schlipf, Ingrid Hausser, Nadja Chmel, Bernd Rösler, Kristin Technau, Thilo Jakob, Andreas Zimmer, Judith Fischer

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2016 Nov;96(7):989-990.

 

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Last Updated: 3 May 2016

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Late onset pityriasis rubra pilaris type IV treated with low-dose acitretin.
 

Author(s): Fernando Mota, Sandrina Carvalho, Madalena Sanches, Manuela Selores

Journal: Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat. 2016 ;25(1):15-7.

 

Pityriasis rubra pilaris is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis of unknown etiology and great clinical variability. It has been divided into six categories. Types III, IV, and V occur in childhood and are distinguished by their clinical presentation, age of onset, and course. We report ...

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2016

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Erythrodermic pityriasis rubra pilaris: Dramatic response to infliximab therapy.
 

Author(s): Ayse Serap Karadag, Mukaddes Kavala, Emin Ozlu, Seyma Ozkanlı, İlkin Zindancı, Zafer Turkoglu

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;82(1):112.

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2016

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The terms "Pityriasis rubra pilaris" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Arthritis associated with pityriasis rubra pilaris.
 

Author(s): Paul Y Liu, Pamela E Prete

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Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is a rare papulosquamous disease of unknown aetiology, with an estimated prevalence of 2.5 per million.1 It is clinically characterised by the presence of follicular hyperkeratotic papules, but the histopathology is usually non-specific. An interesting ...

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2012

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Adult onset pityriasis rubra pilaris.
 

Author(s): Virendra N Sehgal, Govind Srivastava, Sunil Dogra

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;74(4):311-21.

 

Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) has always been an intriguing topic ever since its inception. It is a group of chronic disorders characterized by reddish orange plaques with pityriasiform scaling showing follicular keratoses, palmoplantar keratoderma, and sometimes, erythroderma. It ...

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2008

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