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Disease or Condition — Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders:
pityriasis rubra pilaris

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Description

Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is a rare skin disorder that is characterized by red, scaly patches on the skin. It is an inflammatory skin condition that is caused by an abnormal immune response. Symptoms of PRP include red, scaly patches on the skin, thickening of the skin, and yellow-orange bumps on the skin. The patches may be itchy and can spread to other parts of the body. Treatment for PRP includes topical and oral medications, light therapy, and lifestyle changes.

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