ID#: 5505
This photograph depicts a close view of a patient’s upper back, which displayed a generalized maculopapular rash due to the skin ailment known as pityriasis rosea, the etiology of which was unknown. Pityriasis rosea is a harmless, yet itchy, scaly skin disease often found in people 10–35yrs of age. Initially, most people develop one large scaly herald patch, and within 1-2wks, smaller pink patches can occur on the trunk, arms and legs.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Richard O. Deitrick
Creation Date: 1966
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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