Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care itching warning signs Outlook Underlying Cause

Pityriasis Rosea Incidence

Facts about pityriasis rosea:

  • Pityriasis is very common, but the exact incidence is not known.
  • Most cases occur in children and young adults

Continue to Pityriasis Rosea Symptoms

Last Updated: Jul 7, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Pityriasis Rosea References
  1. Karnath B, Hussain N, Bevin M. Pityriasis rosea. Appearance and distribution of macules aid diagnosis. Postgrad Med. 2003 May;113(5):93-4, 97. [12764899]
  2. Stulberg DL, Wolfrey J. Pityriasis rosea. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jan 1;69(1):87-91. [14727822]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.