Pityriasis versicolor in the pediatric age.


Pityriasis versicolor (PV) is a superficial mycosis, theoretically unusual in children. Epidemiologic and clinical data for children with PV over 11 years was collected. Some explanations are given for the conditions that favored this mycotic infection in children. This study confirms that the face is a usual site of PV in children, in contrast to its… (More)


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@article{Terragni1991PityriasisVI, title={Pityriasis versicolor in the pediatric age.}, author={Laura Terragni and Andr{\'e}s Fabi{\'a}n Lasagni and Andrea Oriani and Chiara Gelmetti}, journal={Pediatric dermatology}, year={1991}, volume={8 1}, pages={9-12} }