Quality of Life in Children with Pityriasis Rosea: A Prospective Case Control Study

  title={Quality of Life in Children with Pityriasis Rosea: A Prospective Case Control Study},
  author={Antonio An Tung Chuh},
  journal={Pediatric Dermatology},
  • A. Chuh
  • Published 1 November 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
Abstract:  Our aim was to investigate the effects on quality of life of pityriasis rosea (PR) in children and the concerns of their parents. We recruited all children ages 5–16 years with a diagnosis of PR in a primary care setting over a period of 30 months. Controls were the next child of the same sex and comparable age consulting for atopic dermatitis or for conditions unrelated to the skin. Information on parental concerns was also gathered. Ten children with PR and 20 control subjects were… 

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