JAAD Case Rep 2016 Jul 17;2(4):343-5. Epub 2016 Aug 17.
Department of Dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; Department of Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.
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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
Am J Clin Dermatol 2016 Dec;17(6):583-591
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1475 NW 12th Ave., Miami, FL, 33136, USA.
Background: Pityriasis lichenoides (PL) is a dermatologic disorder that manifests in either the acute (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta) or the chronic form (pityriasis lichenoides chronica, also known as parapsoriasis chronica). Traditional first-line therapy consists of corticosteroids or antibiotics; however, these treatments are often accompanied with multiple side effects and may be ineffective.
Objective: The goal of this study was to review the use of phototherapy for treating PL in the pediatric population. Read More
Ann Dermatol Venereol 2004 Feb;131(2):201-3
Service de Dermatologie, Hôpital Saint-Louis, 1, avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris.
Background: Pityriasis lichenoides is a rare cutaneous disorder of unknown origin that mainly affects children and young people. The disease consists of two variants: pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta, characterized by papular lesions evolving into necrosis and pityriasis lichenoides chronica characterized by scaly papules that may last from several months to several years. Various types of therapy have been proposed for pityriasis lichenoides, to our knockledge, photochemotherapy has never been used. 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