A Review of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris and Rheumatologic Associations

Happy Chan, Fu-Tong Liu, Stanley M Naguwa

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Abstract

Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is a rare group of hyperkeratotic, papulosquamous disease that can be acquired or inherited. There have been reported cases of rheumatologic associations, mainly arthritis and dermatomyositis. In this review article, we will explore the clinical presentation and classification, rheumatologic associations and treatment modalities of PRP. In addition, we will also report a case of PRP with seronegative arthritis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-60
Number of pages4
JournalClinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2004

Keywords

  • Arthritis
  • Pityriasis rubra pilaris
  • Review
  • Rheumatologic
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology

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