Association of pandemic H1N1 influenza and pityriasis rosea - A case report

Vijay Zawar, Antonio Chuh

Abstract


Pityriasis rosea (PR) is an inflammatory papulosquamous disease of unknown etiology. Different viral infections have been implicated as causative agents for PR. We herein report an adult male patient who clinically manifested as pityriasis rosea (PR) during an episode of infection caused by pandemic H1N1 influenza virus, in whom the clinical progression and regression of both the diseases were in tandem.

 


Keywords


Pityriasis rosea of Gibert, polymerase chain reaction, seasonal influenza, viral exanthem, viral rash

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