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    Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta in skin of color: new observations by dermoscopy.
    Dermatol Pract Concept 2017 Jan 31;7(1):27-34. Epub 2017 Jan 31.
    Department of Dermatology, S. Nijalingappa Medical College, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India.
    Background: Pityriasis lichenoides is an uncommon skin disease that presents in three different forms: pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA), pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) and febrile ulceronecrotic-Mucha-Habermann disease. These represent a spectrum of a disease. PLEVA presents as skin eruption of multiple, small, red papules that develop into polymorphic lesions with periods of varying remissions, as well as possible sequels of hyper/hypopigmentation and varicella-like scars. Read More
    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 relevance of recognizing clinical and morphologic features of pityriasis lichenoides: clinicopathological study of 29 cases.
    Dermatol Pract Concept 2013 31;3(4):7-10. Epub 2013 Oct 31.
    Division of Pediatrics, ITPAC-Porto Nacional, Tocantins, Brazil.
    Background: Pityriasis lichenoides (PL) is a lymphoproliferative disease of unknown origin; its diagnosis is based on clinical characteristics and confirmed by histology.

    Objectives: To describe clinical and histological features of PL in 29 pediatric patients.

    Materials And Methods: Retrospective descriptive study of children (patients less than 15 years old) diagnosed with PL between 1986 and 2010 at a Reference Service in Pediatric Dermatology from South Brazil. Read More
    Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (parapsoriasis en plaque). An association with pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta in young children.
    Arch Dermatol 1990 Nov;126(11):1449-53
    Department of Dermatology, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45401-0927.
    Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) and pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) are related benign disorders without recognized association with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). We report the cases of two children with documented PLEVA evolving into CTCL over several years. One child had the clinical lesions of PLC but the dermatopathologic findings of PLEVA at age 2 years. Read More