keratosis

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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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bronchial Typically occur adenocarcinoma decades after chronic arsenic ingestion Idiopathic filiform Multiple thin spiny Breast, renal, colon, porokeratoses keratotic projections and lung cancer on palms and soles Keratosis punctata Discrete, sharply Dupuytren's of the palmar creases marginated, contracture, striate hyperkeratotic, keratoderma, knuckle conical, 1-5 mm pads depressions confined to flexural creases Hereditary keratoses Classic clinical Associations description Keratosis punctata Multiple 1-2 mm Longitudinal nail palmoplantaris punctate keratoses of dystrophy, lichen (type I), the palms and soles nitidus, ichthyosis, Buschke-Fischer-Brauer atopy, recalcitrant disease warts.
Keratosis punctata palmoplantaris controlled with topical retinoids: a case report and review of the literature.
Keratosis punctata of the palmar creases: case report and prevalence study in Caucasians.