Case Rep Dermatol Med 2015 18;2015:168063. Epub 2015 Feb 18.
Rheumatology Unit, Fundación Valle del Lili, Carrera 98 N. 18-49, Cali, Colombia.
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J Am Acad Dermatol 2002 Sep;47(3):410-4
Department of Dermatology, Azienda Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy.
Background: Ultraviolet A1 (340-400 nm) was found to be effective in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell-mediated diseases.
Objective: The purpose of the present study was to assess the efficacy of UVA1 phototherapy for pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) and pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC).
Methods: Eight patients (3 with PLEVA and 5 with PLC) received 60 J/cm(2) UVA1 daily until remission. Read More
Br J Dermatol 1997 Dec;137(6):983-7
Department of Dermatology, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Germany.
Parakeratosis variegata is a rare disorder with unknown aetiology. In a few cases it arises from benign skin diseases such as pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (Mucha Habermann disease) or pityriasis lichenoides chronica. However, transformation into malignant diseases such as cutaneous T-cell lymphoma has been observed. Read More
Case Rep Dermatol Med 2012 2;2012:737428. Epub 2012 Dec 2.
Departments of Dermatology, Hospital Clínico of Valencia, University of Valencia, Avenida Blasco Ibáñez 17, 46010 Valencia, Spain.
Introduction. Pityriasis lichenoides is a rare, acquired spectrum of skin conditions of an unknown etiology. Case Report. Read More
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1997 Sep-Oct;63(5):314-6
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India, .
A patient with pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) during the course of her skin disease developed tuberculosis of cervical lymph nodes. Anti-tuberculosis treatment resulted in remission of PLC. Mycobacterium tuberculosis could be one of the triggering agent in pityriasis lichenoides. Read More