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Image Number 188 (Pityriasis alba)


Diagnosis: Pityriasis alba

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 1

Type: Clinical

Description: Multiple pale scaly patches

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Pityriasis alba has been regarded as a nonspecific dermatitis of unknown etiology.  Although it has been considered as a manifestation of atopic dermatitis, but it may also occur in non atopic individuals.

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