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Response of juvenile circumscribed pityriasis rubra pilaris to topical tazarotene treatment.

Author(s): Karimian-Teherani D, Parissa M, Tanew A

Affiliation(s): Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel, Vienna, Ausria.

Publication date & source: 2008-01, Pediatr Dermatol., 25(1):125-6.

Publication type: Case Reports

We report juvenile circumscribed pityriasis rubra pilaris (type IV) in a 12-year-old Afghani girl in whom local therapy with tazarotene led to rapid, sustained remission. Tazarotene might be considered a useful treatment for circumscribed pityriasis rubra pilaris.

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