Pityriasis rubra pilaris

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Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Pityriasis rubra pilaris is a rare chronic papulosquamous disorder of unknown etiology characterized by small follicular papules scaly red-orange patches and palmoplantar hyperkeratosis which may progress to plaques or erythroderma. Although most of the cases are sporadic and acquired a familial form of the disease exists.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023

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