Iranian Journal of Dermatology

   
 
Vol. 13, No. 51, Spring 2010
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Atypical Pityriasis Rosea with a Target-Shape Herald Patch
Zohreh Tehranchi-nia, Hoda Rahimi

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Abstract:
Pityriasis rosea (PR) is an acute, self-limiting papulosquamous exanthem. A number of atypical variants of PR, regarding morphology and distribution of the lesions or severity of the symptoms, may be observed. Herein, we present the first case of atypical PR with hypopigmented lesions and a target-shape herald patch.

Keywords: pityriasis rosea, atypical pityriasis rosea, herald patch, target shape


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