World Journal of
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Abstract

THE CLINICAL SPECTRUM OF PITRYASIS ROSEA IN BAQUBA CITY

Dr. Abdul Jabbar Yassin Al-Zubaidy, Dr. Alaa Aldeen Khorsheed* and Dr. Wathik M. Alshamary

ABSTRACT

Background: Pityriasis rosea is an acute, benign, self-limiting, disorder that most commonly affects teenagers and young adults. The eruption has a characteristic pattern. It is a mild inflammatory exanthema characterized by Salomon-colored papular and macular lesions usually preceded by herald patch. Aim of the study: The aim of this study to evaluate the clinical pattern of pityriases rosea in Baquba city. Patients and methods: A total number of one hundred patients with various degree of severity, types and distribution of pityriasis rosea were seen in the outpatients clinic department of dermatology in Baquba Teaching hospital, Diyala, Iraq. From January 2017 to October 2017. All patients examined thoroughly to determine the site, shape, severity of the lesions. Result: A total number of 100 patients aged from 9 months to 63 years with mean age of 21years.52 males’ 48 females’ patients, Most age group between 11-20 years, The herald patch was present in only 67 patients. 72%of secondary lesion was scaly erythematous lesion,22% of patients pityriasis preceded by flu like illness.66%had mild itching.

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