Pitiriasis alba

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Definición

Es un trastorno común de la piel, similar al eccema muy leve.

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de piel redondos u ovalados en la cara, los brazos, el cuello y la mitad superior del cuerpo. Puede haber piel descamativa, llamada .

Los parches no se broncean, pero pueden enrojecer rápidamente con el sol.

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Dermatology

Version Info

  • Last reviewed on 5/15/2013
  • Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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