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This patient with the skin disease pityriasis rosea presented with a generalized rash about the chest. Pityriasis rosea is a harmless, yet itchy, scaly skin disease often found in people 10–35 years of age. Initially, most people develop one large scaly patch (herald patch), and within 1-2 weeks, smaller pink patches can occur on the trunk, arms and legs.
Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Pityriasis Rosea Pictures from CDC