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Allergic Skin Disorders

Picture of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

Picture of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

Pityriasis rubra pilaris is a rare skin condition that causes salmon-colored plaques on affected areas. This photo depicts the characteristic rash on the chest of a child who has the condition.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: "Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris"