keratosis follicularis


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Related to keratosis follicularis: Darier's disease, keratosis pilaris, ichthyosis vulgaris

keratosis follicularis

[‚ker·ə¦tōs·əs fə‚lik·yə′lär·əs]
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Amongst the less frequent causes, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was seen in 5% cases followed by scleroderma, dermatomyositis, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (Figure 3), aplasia cutis, kerion, follicular mucinosis, pemphigus, dissecting cellulitis of scalp/ pyogenic folliculitis (Figure 4) and acne keloidalis nuchae in 2.
Figure 3 Atrophic scaly plaque of keratosis follicularis atrophicans decalvans
White was first to recognize the genetic nature of keratosis follicularis (Darier disease) by noticing that a mother and her daughter were affected.