• Medicine
  • Published 2017

Pityriasis rosea revealing a viral Hepatitis B

  title={Pityriasis rosea revealing a viral Hepatitis B},
  author={Y Karabinta and Ousmane Faye and Issa Konat{\'e} and Oumar Sylla and A. Dicko and L. Ciss{\'e} and Mamadou Gassama and Ban Traore and Youssouf Fofana and S Tour{\'e} and Sounkalo Dao},
Pityriasis rosea, described by Gibert in 1860, is a frequent, benign, transient dermatosis, with unknown etiology that affects especially young adults. It is believed to be a consequence of a viral infection, but this argument is not convincing. We report a case of Pityriasis Rosea from Gilbert (PRG) revealing viral hepatitis B. Observation: This was a 47-year-old adult from Diago (commune of Kati), with no known medical and surgical history, who was seen for pink spots scattered throughout the… CONTINUE READING

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