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Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica

definition

Pityriasis lichenoides is an uncommon inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology divided into an acute and a chronic form. The chronic form shows elevated, reddened, dome-shaped papules in a symmetrical distribution, which enlarge, flatten, and show a fine scale on their surface. It displays milder skin changes than the acute form.The disease can run over weeks, months, or even years, with lesions continually appearing and disappearing.

synonyms

Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica, Chronic Guttate Parapsoriasis, Parapsoriasis Guttata (Brocq)

UMLS

Pityriasis Lichenoides

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17 images found for this diagnose localisation: shoulder region, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: abdomen, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: back of the feet, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: legs, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: upper leg, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: trunk, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: trunk, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: total body view, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: arms, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: trunk, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: neck, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: neck, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: upper leg, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: flank, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica localisation: arms, diagnosis: Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica