Successful treatment of pityriasis rubra pilaris with oral Vitamin A in oil (Chocola A®) for an 18‐month‐old child

  title={Successful treatment of pityriasis rubra pilaris with oral Vitamin A in oil (Chocola A{\textregistered}) for an 18‐month‐old child},
  author={Yuji Kan and Yasuyuki Sumikawa and Toshiharu Yamashita},
  journal={The Journal of Dermatology},
Dear Editor, Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is a rare inflammatory keratosis, and many different therapeutic approaches have been employed for its treatment. However, few case reports on the use of vitamin A therapy for the treatment of PRP have been published. Additionally, the effective dose of vitamin A for the treatment of PRP has not been specifically mentioned, and the treatment duration is not clear. Here, we report the case of a Japanese girl with PRP, who was successfully treated with… Expand
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