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Month: June 2017

What are the SIX “types” of PRP?

The initial five classifications of pityriasis rubra pilaris, were presented to the British Association of Dermatologists in 2003 by Dr. Andrew Griffith, a well-respected London-based dermatologist. His classifications reflected 35 years of diagnosing, treating and researching PRP and have been universally accepted by dermatologists worldwide. According to Griffiths, the PRP patient population can be divided into two categories based on the …

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PRP and Stress

From the Editor… The National Psoriasis Foundation offers information on stress that may be applicable to pityriasis rubra pilaris. Here are some takeways: ✽  Stress is a common trigger for a psoriasis flare. At the same time, a psoriasis flare can cause stress. ✽  Woman, in particular, seem particularly vulnerable to stress due to psoriasis.According …

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SCOPE The PRP Alliance (PRPA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization devoted to assisting individuals diagnosed  with the pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) and their caregivers. PRPA provides information and education to both the lay and the professional communities, advocates on behalf of its members in the political and healthcare arenas, and serves as a “bridge” …

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Clothing — Delasco

From the Editor… On January 26, 2017, Jan T (Ringwood, NJ), posted a message to members of the PRP Facebook Support Group regarding clothing.  The feedback she received is well worth including in the PRP Survival Guide. I have attended three annual meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology (Denver, San Francisco and Orlando). Delasco always has …

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