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Pityriasis Alba

definition

Discrete asymptomatic hypopigmented patches on the face, neck, upper trunk and proximal extremities of children and young adults. Most cases appear following sun exposure. Associated finding in patients with atopic dermatitis, but also found in normal children.

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Pityriasis Alba

UMLS

Pityriasis alba, Pityriasis simplex, Pityriasis simplex <1>, Pityriasis streptogenes

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3 images found for this diagnose localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Atopic Eczema, Pityriasis Alba localisation: arms, diagnosis: Pityriasis Alba localisation: lower arms, diagnosis: Pityriasis Alba