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These Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) are specially written by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD).

The BAD has been awarded The Information Standard certification for the process it employs to develop information products aimed at the general public, which include PILs, Sun Awareness Campaign materials, and other information products.

The BAD shall hold responsibility for the accuracy of the information published, and neither the scheme operator nor the scheme owner shall have any responsibility for costs, losses, or direct or indirect damages or costs arising from inaccuracy of information or omissions in information published on the website on behalf of the BAD.

Displaying item Pityriasis lichenoides

Pityriasis lichenoides is a rare skin disorder that is limited to the skin. The term ‘pityriasis lichenoides’ means that the rash is scaly (pityriasis) and that it was once thought to look like a lichen (a type of plant that lives on rocks) because it is made up of small bumpy areas. 

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