A Case of Honyoja : Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris with good response to Korean Medicine

호뇨자 : 모공성 홍색 비강진 치험례

Sim, Sung-Yong

  • Received : 2015.10.05
  • Accepted : 2015.11.10
  • Published : 2015.11.25


Objective : The patient presented with a week history of orange-eryhtematous follicular hyperkeratotic papules in facial and skull part.Methods : Korean medicinePalMul-tang八物湯 was used and Aroma ointment and Retinoid lotion were used together.Results : After 6 months therapy, she experienced remarkable improvement of symptoms.Conclusions : Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris (PRP) is belong to 'Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris (PRP) is belong to 'Honyoja狐尿刺'in Korean medicine, and we can expect a relatively good treatment effect.


Pityriasis rubra pilaris;Honyoja


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