Pityriasis versicolor versus vitiligo
- AT A GLANCE: Pityriasis alba versus vitiligo. Stollery, Nigel // GP: General Practitioner;6/16/2003, p62
This article focuses on the comparison of pityriasis alba with vitiligo. Features of pityriasis alba include pale patches of hypopigmentation rather than depigmentation. It appears on the faces of children and adolescents. It is common in black people. Features of vitiligo include sharply...
- Little white spots: an approach to hypopigmented macules. Lio, P. A. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Jun2008, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p98
This article deals with three hypopigmentation disorders in children, which are pityriasis alba, pityriasis (tinea) versicolor and vitiligo. Pityriasis alba is described as a common, benign form of localised, often slightly scaly areas of hypopigmenation while pityriasis versicolor is a common...
- Unilateral pityriasis rosea. Ataseven, Arzu; Kurtipek, Gulcan Saylam; Akyurek, Fatma Tuncez; Kucukosmanoglu, Ilknur; Dilek, Nursel // Indian Dermatology Online Journal;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p528
A letter to the editor about a case of pityriasis rosea (PR) is presented.
- DERMA DIAGNOSIS. Monroe, Joe R. // Clinician Reviews;Feb2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p17
The article discusses pityriasis rosea on a 25-year-old African-American woman with a type V skin. The skin lesion is described as fine-scaled with a rosy or pink color although it tends to be brown to black on dark-skinned patients. It discusses the mode of treatment for the benign lesion with...
- GETTING RASHES OFF THEIR CHESTS. Kuflik, Dr. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p59
Describes the medical cases of two boys with rashes on their chests. Clinical histories of the boys; Description of the rashes; Diagnosis of pityriasis rosea and tinea corporis; Characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of the diseases; Differences between the two diseases.
- Vesicular Pityriasis Rosea In An Adult: A Case Report And Review Of The Literature. Zehou, O.; Rivet, J.; Ducret, J.P.; Janier, M. // Internet Journal of Dermatology;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Pityriasis rosea (PR) is a common disease with a characteristic pattern. Diagnosis is clinically easy in most cases but some atypical presentations are possible. Etiology is unknown, although viruses have been suspected. We report a case of vesicular PR in an adult woman, raising the question of...
- Terbinafine induced pityriasis rosea-like eruption. George, Anisha; Bhatia, Anuradha; Kanish, Bimal; Williams, Abhilasha // Indian Journal of Pharmacology;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p680
Terbinafine is an allylamine antifungal agent which is widely used for the treatment of fungal infections. Cutaneous side effects have been reported in 2% of the patients on terbinafine therapy with many morphological patterns. We report a case of terbinafine induced pityriasis rosea, a very...
- AT A GLANCE: Pityriasis rosea versus plaque psoriasis. Stollery, Nigel // GP: General Practitioner;10/6/2003, p69
This article presents information on Pityriasis rosea. It starts with a single herald patch, usually larger, redder and more scaly than subsequent lesions. Main eruptions follow the herald patch after a few days. Lesions last two to 10 weeks and then resolve spontaneously. No treatment is...
- Pityriasis versicolor vs vitiligo. Jordan, Andy // Pulse;2/23/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p23
The article offers guidelines on how to differentiate between the two similar skin conditions pityriasis versicolor and vitiligo.