Pityriasis lichenoides in children: therapeutic response to erythromycin.

@article{Truhan1986PityriasisLI,
  title={Pityriasis lichenoides in children: therapeutic response to erythromycin.},
  author={A P Truhan and Adelaide Ann Hebert and Nancy B. Esterly},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1986},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={66-70}
}
Fifteen of twenty-two children with pityriasis lichenoides were treated with oral erythromycin. Eleven (73%) had a remission, usually within 2 months. Two others showed partial improvement, and two were unimproved. Seven of the children who experienced a remission were off erythromycin and free of lesions after 2 to 5 months of therapy. A trial of… CONTINUE READING