Definition of Pityriasis alba

1. Noun. Common form of pityriasis (usually in children or young adults) characterized by round patches of depigmentation.

Generic synonyms: Pityriasis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pityriasis Alba

pity guest
pity guests
pity parties
pity party
pityriasis alba (current term)
pityriasis amiantacea
pityriasis capitis
pityriasis circinata
pityriasis lichenoides
pityriasis lichenoides chronica
pityriasis linguae
pityriasis maculata
pityriasis nigra
pityriasis rosea
pityriasis rubra
pityriasis sicca
pityriasis versicolor

Literary usage of Pityriasis alba

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dartrous Diathesis, Or Eczema and Its Allied Affections by Alfred Hardy (1868)
"Authors have admitted several varieties of pityriasis ; but the only ones that we acknowledge are the following : pityriasis alba or communis, ..."

2. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1908)
"pityriasis alba of the face is, indeed, frequently associated with the chronic circumscribed body patches, but it is such an exceedingly prevalent affection ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1880)
"... and pityriasis alba. Concerning pityriasis rubra (which, it may be remarked, is not very clearly portrayed), pilaris, and alba it is not necessary here ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology by William Allen Pusey (1917)
"... 55 Pinta, 797 Pituitary secretion in skin diseases, 69 pityriasis alba atrophicans, 937 Pityriasis capitis, 400, 402 Pityriasis lichenoides chronica, ..."

5. The Ready reference handbook of diseases of the skin by George Thomas Jackson (1905)
"pityriasis alba Atrophicans. This disease begins in early life as a partly lamellar, partly branny ..."

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