Pityriasis lichenoides chronica

What is Pityriasis lichenoides chronica?

Pityriasis lichenoides chronica (also known as "Chronic guttate parapsoriasis," "Chronic pityriasis lichenoides," "Dermatitis psoriasiformis nodularis," "Parapsoriasis chronica," and "Parapsoriasis lichenoides chronica" "PLC") is an uncommon, idiopathic, acquired dermatosis, characterized by evolving groups of erythematous, scaly papules that may persist for months.

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I have a rash that is affecting my arms, stomach, thighs and calfs. I was first diagnosed with scabies after I did a lot of treatments for that I...

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Itchy rash

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I was recently tested positive for EBV of greater than 5. For 2 1/2 yrs. i've been struggling with a domino effect of symptoms. Starting with...

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Autoimmune disease is a strong possibility

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Good Afternoon! I am male, 59 years old, controlled hypertension, retired Dentist and just read an article on Mucha-Habermann Disease in a young...

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Mucha habermans disease or Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis Acuta
(PLEVA) is a parapsoriasis.
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I have a rash that is affecting my arms, stomach, thighs and calfs. I was first diagnosed with scabies after I did a lot of treatments for that I...

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I was recently tested positive for EBV of greater than 5. For 2 1/2 yrs. i've been struggling with a domino effect of symptoms. Starting with...

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Good morning for the past 3 months i have been dealing with these random breakouts on my face that have been getting progressivley worse mostly...

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My son (14) was diagnosed with PLC ( pytiriasis lichenoides chronica ) a few months ago.What are the best treatments for him after he tried...

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please help age is 30 years male his weight is 70 kg ,he had skin biopsy which says its pityriasis linchenoides chronica a type of parapsoraisis...

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