A female aged 35 yrs reported to us with complaints of Whitish Patches over the neck and the back region. according to the patient these patches were there since 3 months with gradual increase in their number and size along with itching in them.
After evaluating the complete history of the patient the case was diagnosed as Pityriasis alba.
Internal medication was started along with some topical oils for local application over the areas affected. The treatment was continued for about 3 weeks.
After the complete course of treatment the whitish spots were reduced in size and number. The itching of the patient also subsided. The pigmentation of the skin returned to normal leaving no scar of the spots behind.