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Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Disease definition

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.

ORPHA:2897

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: L44.0
  • OMIM: 173200
  • UMLS: C0032027
  • MeSH: D010916
  • GARD: 7401
  • MedDRA: 10035116

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