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Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Pityriasis rubra pilaris: Introduction

Pityriasis rubra pilaris: A chronic inflammatory skin condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pityriasis rubra pilaris is available below.

Symptoms of Pityriasis rubra pilaris

  • Pink swellings
  • Scaling lesions
  • Seborrhea of the scalp
  • Lesions of the face
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Causes of Pityriasis rubra pilaris

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Definitions of Pityriasis rubra pilaris:

A chronic skin disease characterized by small follicular papules, disseminated reddish-brown scaly patches, and often, palmoplantar hyperkeratosis. The papules are about the size of a pin and topped by a horny plug. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Pityriasis rubra pilaris is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pityriasis rubra pilaris, or a subtype of Pityriasis rubra pilaris, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pityriasis rubra pilaris as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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