Erythroderma Due to Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

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Erythroderma Due to Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

Ikramullah Khan and Uzma Khalil
Department of Dermatology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad

Erythroderma can be due to a number of causes. Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris contributing to 1% of all the cases. Pityriasis Rubra
Pilaris belongs to a rare erythematosquamous disorders of unknown etiology. We report here a case of Pityriasis Rubra
Pilaris that progressed to erythroderma.
Key words: pityriasis rubra pilaaris, PRP, HIV human immunodeficiency virus HAART, highly active anti retroviral


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