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Developmental Abnormalities

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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

Ans. A
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.

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