Pityriasis Rosea

Introduction Pityriasis rosea is a common presentation to general practice. Pityriasis – causes a fine flake or flake Rosea –¬†pink coloured It is a widespread rash caused by a viral infection (exact cause unknown...

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Pityriasis Veriscolor

Introduction Pityriasis veriscolor is a type of fungal skin infection. It is typically very superficial, and is caused by the Malassezia group of fungus. It is often asymptomatic, except for a flaky appearance of the skin,...

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Psoriasis

Introduction Psoriasis is a a common chronic inflammatory skin condition, characterised by raised, red, itchy, scaly plaques on the skin. With treatment, it often follows a relapsing and remitting course, although in more severe...

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