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This photograph is a close-up of an oval “herald patch” on the skin of a patient with disease “pityriasis rosea”. Pityriasis rosea is a harmless, yet itchy, scaly skin disease often found in people 10–35yrs of age. Initially, most people develop one large scaly “herald patch”, and within 1-2wks, smaller pink patches can occur on the trunk, arms and legs.
Skin, Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Hardin MD : Medical Pictures from CDC