True about pityriasis alba - (AIIMS Nov 2013)
|A||No active treatment required|
|B||Common in elderly|
|C||Variant of vitiligo|
|D||Common over the face|
|E||Presents as scaly, whitish macules|
No active treatment required; D . Common over the face & E . Presents as scaly, whitish macules
Pityriasis alba is a chronic condition that affects children (6-12 years). It is characterized by appearance of white macule or patch which is scaling. It affects face usually checks. No treatment is required as the patches settle in time spontaneously.