papulosquamous disease

papulosquamous disease

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Lichen planus is a papulosquamous disease, in its classical presentation is characterised by pruritic violaceous papules, most commonly seen on the extremities.
PRP is an anti-inflammatory papulosquamous disease with an incidence that ranges between 1:3,500 and 1:400,000.
Pityriasis rosea (PR) is an inflammatory papulosquamous disease of unknown etiology.
14] in Turkey, reported Henoch-Schonlein purpura and various papulosquamous diseases as the most common reason for biopsy in children.
Among the non-infective diseases, dermatitis and urticaria (31%) were the most common cutaneous disorders for attendance, followed by infectious diseases (19%), pigmentary diseases (15%), acne vulgaris (14%), papulosquamous diseases (10%), out of which psoriasis contributed to 45 (5%) cases.
The most common cutaneous disorders were dermatitis and urticaria that accounted for 31%, followed by infectious diseases (19%), pigmentary diseases (15%), acne vulgaris (14%), papulosquamous diseases (10%), out of which psoriasis contributed to 45 cases (5%).
According to Mohd Yunus et al (2004) [5], papulosquamous diseases were seen more in males in comparison to females.
Spectrum of Histopathological Features in Non Infectious Erythematous and Papulosquamous Diseases.
A punch biopsy is helpful in differentiating dermatomyositis from other papulosquamous diseases such as lichen planus and psoriasis, but be careful as the histology of dermatomyositis is indistinguishable from cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
Various pathological skin diseases like eczemas, infections, benign tumours, malignant tumours, Papulosquamous diseases, psychocutaneous diseases, vascular conditions, bullous disorders and drug reactions were seen.
8 Relationship among these diseases is not clear but it has been suggested that the decline or absence of melanin in vitiligo might be a predisposing factor for the development of papulosquamous diseases like psoriasis and lichen planus.