Pityriasis Rotunda Treatment & Management

Updated: Jul 15, 2016
  • Author: Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

Improvement of pityriasis rotunda has been noted with 0.1% tretinoin cream, 10% lactic acid lotion, and 5% salicylic acid ointment; however, the pityriasis rotunda lesions are usually resistant to therapy. Improvement with treatment of the underlying disease has also been noted.