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Pityriasis rosea

Introduction: Pityriasis rosea

Description of Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea (medical condition): Skin inflammation...more »

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Pityriasis rosea: A skin rash that starts with a large scaly spot and then develops into groups of smaller patches. The condition usually resolves itself within about 8 weeks.

Pityriasis rosea: pityriasis in which an itchy rash develops over the trunk and extremities.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Pityriasis rosea: A mild exanthematous inflammation of unknown etiology. It is characterized by the presence of salmon-colored maculopapular lesions. The most striking feature is the arrangement of the lesions such that the long axis is parallel to the lines of cleavage. The eruptions are usually generalized, affecting chiefly the trunk, and the course is often self-limiting.
Source: Diseases Database

Pityriasis rosea: A mild exanthematous inflammation of unknown etiology. It is characterized by the presence of salmon-colored maculopapular lesions. The most striking feature is the arrangement of the lesions such that the long axis is parallel to the lines of cleavage. The eruptions are usually generalized, affecting chiefly the trunk, and the course is often self-limiting.
Source: MeSH 2007

Pityriasis rosea: Related Topics

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Pityriasis rosea as a Disease

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Pityriasis rosea: Related Diseases

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Pityriasis rosea: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Pityriasis rosea

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Pityriasis rosea

The following list attempts to classify Pityriasis rosea into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • pityriasis
  • dermatosis
  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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