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Pityriasis rubra pilaris - close-up

Pityriasis rubra pilaris - close-up

Overview

Pityriasis rubra pilaris is an uncommon skin condition. It is characterized by salmon-colored patches with scaling, clear areas of normal skin, and thick palms and soles. Hair follicles with keratin plugging is a characteristic sign. Typically the follicle is surrounded with a characteristic orange-red color.

Update Date 4/13/2013