Posts Tagged ‘pityriasis alba’

Pityriasis alba

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Easy to diagnose ! Epidemiology: frequent in children and young adults Clinically: hypopigmentation with desquamation (peeling) on the whole body but very cumbersome when localized on the face (picture) Etiology: often, there is a personal or familial history of atopy it is probably a mild form of dermatitis (eczema) Treatment: responds poorly to UV based […]

White patches in children

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

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