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    Etanercept-induced pityriasis lichenoides chronica in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.
    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.
    We present a 74-year-old female patient who developed a pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) during etanercept therapy. This association is not described in the literature and might be considered in the spectrum of cutaneous adverse reactions of etanercept.

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    Medium-dose ultraviolet A1 therapy for pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta and pityriasis lichenoides chronica.
    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
    The transformation of pityriasis lichenoides chronica into parakeratosis variegata in an 11-year-old girl.
    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
    Pityriasis lichenoides chronica associated with herpes simplex virus type 2.
    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.
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    Immunohistology of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta and pityriasis lichenoides chronica. Evidence for their interrelationship with lymphomatoid papulosis.
    J Am Acad Dermatol 1987 Mar;16(3 Pt 1):559-70
    Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta and pityriasis lichenoides chronica are idiopathic, papular eruptions that exhibit certain clinicopathologic similarities to each other and to lymphomatoid papulosis. In order to determine if these disorders are also similar immunologically, we studied the immunopathology of five biopsy specimens from three cases of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta and three biopsy specimens from three cases of pityriasis lichenoides chronica. We then compared them to our prior immunohistologic study of nine cases of lymphomatoid papulosis. Read More