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Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

Medically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on April 26, 2022

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Pityriasis rubra pilaris. PRP is a rare skin disorder in which salmon-colored patches of flakey and often itchy skin develop on the body. Thickened bumps can develop around hair follicles, sometimes causing hair to fall out. It also causes a thickening of the skin of the hands and feet.

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National Organization for Rare Disorders

Journal of the American Medical Association

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