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Autumn 2003, Vol. 11 No. 3

H.K. Dermatol. Venereol. Bull. (2003) 11, 145-148

Case Report

Pityriasis rubra pilaris: an adult presenting as erythroderma with follicular papules

CY Yeung 楊志強

This is a report of a 60-year-old Chinese man who presented with a two weeks' history of erythroderma and keratoderma.The clinical features and skin biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of adult onset classical pityriasis rubra pilaris.Oral acitretin was used with satisfactory response.