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The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics
The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2017 , Vol 59 , Num 2
Unilateral pityriasis rosea in a child: A rare clinical presentation
Atiye Oğrum 1
1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Gaziosmanpaşa University Faculty of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey DOI : 10.24953/turkjped.2017.02.018 Oğrum A. Unilateral pityriasis rosea in a child: A rare clinical presentation. Turk J Pediatr 2017; 59: 214-216.

Pityriasis rosea is a common papulosquamous disorder with occasional variations in lesion morphology, distribution, number and course of disease. The lesions are classically arranged with their long axes parallel to the Langer`s lines of cleavage and typically affect the trunk and the proximal extremities. Variations in the distribution of pityriasis rosea include inversus, localized, and unilateral forms. The unilateral form is a very rare variant of pityriasis rosea, particularly in children. We report a 15-year-old boy with pityriasis rosea demonstrating unilateral localization. Keywords : atypical, pityriasis rosea, unilateral pityriasis rosea

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