Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

CommentaryVolume 4 Issue 5

The Bearer Blob- Pityriasis Rosea

Anubha Bajaj*

Department of Histopathology, Panjab University/A.B. Diagnostics, India

*Corresponding Author: Anubha Bajaj, Department of Histopathology, Panjab University/A.B. Diagnostics, India.

Received: February 27, 2021; Published: May 24, 2021

Citation: Anubha Bajaj. “The Bearer Blob- Pityriasis Rosea”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 4.6 (2021): 61-66.


  Pityriasis rosea is an acute, benign, self-limiting cutaneous condition composed of papules and squamous lesions. As pityriasis annotates “fine scales”, a characteristic appearance of a “herald patch” and subsequent scaly, elliptical spots are configured upon the trunk and proximal extremities, delineating a “classic Christmas tree” appearance. Pityriasis rosea or “rose coloured scale” is additionally denominated as pityriasis circinata, roseola annulata and herpes tonsurans maculosus. Majority of instances of common Pityriasis rosea manifest a classic morphology and distribution. The benign, cutaneous eruption is devoid of permanent sequelae and generally does not mandate therapeutic intervention.


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