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Start in middle age (40-50 years).
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trunk; gluteal region, thighs, upper arms.
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Few (on average up to 6), more rarely also many (see fig.) inflammatory, not or only slightly elevated, larger (mostly >10 cm in diameter), round or oval, sometimes also by confluence bizarrely configured, sharply defined, pityriasiform reed, red, red-brown, also brown-yellow, sometimes moderately itching, sometimes symptomless patches or plaques, whose longitudinal axes are often aligned according to the cleavage lines. More rarely are ichthyosiform or "deck-chair-like", getigered aspects.
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- Careful phototherapy cycles with UV rays, especially UVB, and possibly also UVA1, should be observed during therapy breaks. Alternatively outpatient balneo-phototherapy with UVB or PUVA therapy (as systemic PUVA therapy or as PUVA bath therapy).
- Dermatological climate therapy (maritime climate), which generally leads to a significant improvement.
- Nursing external measures. Oily O/W lotions or saline or urea-containing creams and ointments(e.g. basodexan, nubral, calmuride).
- In case of distinct itching creams or lotions containing glucocorticoids. Sparing use of cleaning agents such as syndets or soaps. Instead, use hydrophilic body oils as washing substitutes (e.g. ready-to-use preparations that are generally used as oil baths such as oil bath cordes, Balneum Hermal oil bath, Linola fat oil bath).
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LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Arai R et al (2012) Retrospective study of 24 patients with large or small plaque parapsoriasis treated with ultraviolet B therapy. J Dermatol 39:674-676
- Bordignon M et al (2009) The role of immunohistochemical analysis in the diagnosis of parapsoriasis. Acta Histochem 113:92-95
- Inaoki M et al (2010) Large plaque parapsoriasis with the "deck-chair" sign successfully treated with bath psoralen and ultraviolet A therapy. J Dermatol 37:570-572
- Kreuter A et al (2008) High association of human herpesvirus 8 in large-plaque parapsoriasis and mycosis fungoides. Arch Dermatol 144:1011-1016
- Nag F et al (2013) Ichthyosiform large plaque parapsoriasis: report of a rare entity. Indian J Dermatol 58:385-387
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