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          Pityriasis Rosea: A Comprehensive Classification.

          Pityriasis rosea (PR) is an acute, self-limiting exanthematous disease associated with the endogenous systemic reactivation of human herpesvirus (HHV)-6 and/or HHV-7. The disease typically begins with a single, erythematous plaque followed by a secondary eruption with lesions on the cleavage lines of the trunk (configuration of a 'Christmas tree'). The duration may vary from 2 weeks to a few months. Besides the typical presentation of PR, atypical forms have been described. The previous classifications of PR are mainly based on its atypical morphological features rather than on the pathogenetic mechanisms that underlie the different presentations of the disease. Notably, most of the morphologically atypical forms follow a course amenable to the classic form. The classification that we propose, taking into account the pathogenesis, clinical features, and course of the disease, is easy and intuitive and may be helpful in identifying the atypical forms of PR in order to avoid misdiagnosis and establish the best treatment options. Finally, this classification provides indications for managing potentially harmful forms of PR (such as PR in pregnancy) and PR-like eruptions.
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            Pityriasis rosea and pityriasis rosea–like eruptions

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              Pityriasis rosea and pityriasis rosea-like eruption: can they be distinguished?

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                Department of Dermatology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
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                []Correspondence to: Andrea Murina, MD, Department of Dermatology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, No. 8036, New Orleans, LA 70112 amurina@ 123456tulane.edu
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                JAAD Case Rep
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                JAAD Case Reports
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                2352-5126
                18 September 2018
                September 2018
                18 September 2018
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                : 8
                : 817
                6160618 S2352-5126(18)30100-0 10.1016/j.jdcr.2018.04.001
                © 2009 Elsevier Inc.

                This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).

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