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Parapsoriasis

Parapsoriasis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 L41
ICD-9-CM 696.2
eMedicine derm/311
MeSH D010267

Parapsoriasis refers to one of a group of skin disorders that are characterized primarily by their resemblance to psoriasis (red, scaly lesions), rather than by their underlying etiology.

Neoplasms can develop from parapsoriasis.[1] For example, it can develop into cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

The word "Parapsoriasis" was formed in 1902.[2]

Contents

  • Classification 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Classification

The parapsoriasis groups, described and debated for nearly a century, has spawned a confusing nomenclature. There are some authors who prefer to limit the term "parapsoriasis" to large- and small-plaque variants only.[2] However, the following classification scheme is now generally accepted:[3]:450

See also

References

  1. ^ Sehgal VN, Srivastava G, Aggarwal AK (2007). "Parapsoriasis: a complex issue". Skinmed 6 (6): 280–6.  
  2. ^ a b Lambert WC, Everett MA (Oct 1981). "The nosology of parapsoriasis". J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 5 (4): 373–95.  
  3. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.

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