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Pityriasis rubra pilaris on the feet

Pityriasis rubra pilaris on the feet

Overview

This is a picture of pityriasis rubra pilaris on the feet. It is an uncommon skin condition characterized by thick scales and salmon-colored patches.

Review Date 5/2/2017

Updated by: David L. Swanson, MD, Vice Chair of Medical Dermatology, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Medical School, Scottsdale, AZ. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.