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Slovenska pediatrija 2016; 23: 40-45

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PITYRIASIS ALBA

U. Tomec Kosec
Klinika za infekcijske bolezni in vročinska stanja, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

V. Dragoš
Dermatovenerološka klinika Ljubljana, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

Pityriasis alba (PA) is a common benign skin disorder in children, although it can also be found in adults. It is characterized by the presence of ill-defined, usually circular, dry, scaly, faintly erythematous patches that most often occur on the face...

Key words: pityriasis alba, skin hypopigmetnation, child.