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Pityriasis 4 *
This patient presented with a generalized rash in his groin region diagnosed as 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 patch, i.e., “herald patch”, and within 1-2wks, smaller pink patches can occur on the trunk, arms and legs.
Content Providers(s): CDC/M. Rein, 1978
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