Run Time: 4 minutes
Author: Dr. Samuel Killian
- Pityriasis rosea is a papulosquamous rash believed to be caused by a virus (although no one has identified the agent) presenting with a salmon-colored patch followed by the presentation of lesions that follow the cleavage lines forming a “christmas tree” pattern.
- Treatment is supportive with antihistamines and topical steroids.
Link to Podcast: http://medicalminute.madewithopinion.com/pityriasis-rosea/