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pit·y·ri·a·sis ro·'se·aAvoid the mispronunciation rose'a.
A self-limited eruption of macules or papules involving the trunk and, less frequently, extremities, scalp, and face; the lesions are usually oval and follow the crease lines of the skin; occurs most commonly in children and young adults and is frequently preceded by a single larger scaling lesion known as the herald patch.
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pityriasis maculata(1) Pityriasis alba, see there.
(2) Pityriasis rosea, see there.
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