Randall D. Burr MD


Pityriasis Alba

What is pityriasis alba? Pityriasis alba (say “pih-tih-RY-uh-sus AL-buh”) is a common skin problem that causes round or oval patches of skin that look lighter than the rest of the skin. The patches may look pink or slightly scaly at first. How the patches look may bother you, but they aren’t harmful. Over time, the…

Pityriasis Alba

What is pityriasis alba? Pityriasis alba (say “pih-tih-RY-uh-sus AL-buh”) is a common skin problem that causes round or oval patches of skin that look lighter than the rest of the skin. The patches may look pink or slightly scaly at first. How the patches look may bother you, but they aren’t harmful. Over time, the…