Chapter 6. Other Papulosquamous Disorders

  1. Richard P. J. B. Weller MD, FRCP (Edin) Senior Lecturer1,
  2. John A. A. Hunter OBE, BA, MD, FRCP (Edin) Professor Emeritus of Dermatology2,
  3. John A. Savin MA, MD, ChB, FRCP, DIH Former Consultant Dermatologist3 and
  4. Mark V. Dahl BA, MD Professor of Dermatology former Chairman Professor Emeritus4,5

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300086.ch6

Clinical Dermatology, Fourth Edition

Clinical Dermatology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Weller, R. P. J. B., Hunter, J. A. A., Savin, J. A. and Dahl, M. V. (2008) Other Papulosquamous Disorders, in Clinical Dermatology, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300086.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

  2. 2

    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

  3. 3

    The Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK

  4. 4

    College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

  5. 5

    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146630

Online ISBN: 9781444300086



  • papulosquamous disorders;
  • Pityriasis rosea and human herpes virus 7 or human herpes virus 6;
  • lichen planus - shiny flat-topped papules;
  • pityriasis rubra pilaris;
  • Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta;
  • Pityriasis lichenoides chronica;
  • erythroderma/exfoliative dermatitis;
  • discoid lupus erythematosus - typically papulosquamous;
  • papulosquamous disorders and dangers of erythroderma


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pityriasis rosea

  • Lichen planus

  • Pityriasis rubra pilaris

  • Parapsoriasis and premycotic eruption

  • Pityriasis lichenoides

  • Other papulosquamous diseases

  • Erythroderma/exfoliative dermatitis

  • Further reading