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keratosis

[‚ker·ə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Any disease of the skin characterized by an overgrowth of the cornified epithelium.
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There are other skin problems that may be confused with keratosis pilaris. A doctor can usually make the diagnosis by examining the adolescent's skin.
As I've said, Keratosis Pilaris doesn't pose any threat to general health, it certainly isn't contagious and will most likely disappear over a period of time.
Howard Murad, M.D., chief executive officer of Murad, Inc., has patented a method for treating acne and other skin conditions such as folliculitus, keratosis pilaris, eczema, periorial dermatitis and other inflammatory conditions.
Acne, rosacea, melasma, eczema, psoriasis, keratosis pilaris, and many other conditions will improve faster with an efficacious skin care regimen, assuming the patient is compliant with the instructions.
They seek remedies for many types of dry skin conditions including itchy, oily or cracked skin; ashy or flaky skin; and the problems associated with eczema and keratosis pilaris (KP).
The website speaks to a niche group of consumers searching for valuable information on dry skin management, including dry skin associated with a skin condition called keratosis pilaris (KP).
Pay particular attention to the backs of your arms, which are prone to little pimples called keratosis pilaris, caused by hair follicles becoming clogged up with dead skin cells, so the fine hairs grow back on themselves.
Annular lesions of granuloma annulare may be mistaken for tinea corporis; follicular papules of keratosis pilaris may be confused with follicular eczema; and nail psoriasis may be misdiagnosed as onychomycosis.
Many dermatologie conditions present with many fine papules, including the other answer choices in the given quiz question (molluscum contagiosum, keratosis pilaris, verruca vulgaris, papular eczema).
PC is a rare, autosomal dominant disorder characterized by triad of subungual hyperkeratosis with accumulation of hard keratinous material beneath the distal portion of the nails, lifting the nails from the nail bed, keratosis palmaris et plantaris with thick callosities, especially on the soles and thick white areas on the oral mucosa.4,5 Other associated features which may occur include keratosis pilaris, hyperkeratotic follicular papules on the sites of friction, hair abnormalities and hyperhidrosis of the palms and soles.
The site also features educational material about keratosis pilaris, a skin condition that affects 40% of adults and causes little red bumps.

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