Childhood Pityriasis Rosea

Pediatr Dermatol. Nov-Dec 2009;26(6):750-1. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2009.00866.x.

Abstract

Pityriasis rosea (PR) is an acute, self-limiting papulosquamous disorder of unknown etiology. Published studies of childhood PR are scarce and most are reviews. The aim of this study was to determine the demographic and clinical features of childhood PR.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Age Distribution
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Erythromycin / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Histamine Antagonists / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Pityriasis Rosea / epidemiology*
  • Pityriasis Rosea / etiology*
  • Pityriasis Rosea / pathology
  • Prevalence
  • Pruritus / epidemiology*
  • Pruritus / etiology*
  • Pruritus / pathology
  • Retrospective Studies

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Histamine Antagonists
  • Erythromycin