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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