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Pityriasis lichenoides chronica


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Treatment

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How might pityriasis lichenoides chronica be treated?

Pityriasis lichenoides chronica may not always respond to treatment and relapses often occur when treatment is discontinued. If the rash is not causing symptoms, treatment may not be necessary. In cases where treatment is necessary, there are several different therapies available.[1]

First-line therapies may include:[1]

Second-line therapies may include:[1]

Third-line therapies may include:[1]


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Last updated: 4/30/2010

References
  1. Pityriasis lichenoides. DermNet NA. February 2010; http://dermnetnz.org/scaly/pityriasis-lichenoides.html. Accessed 4/30/2010.


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