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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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Clinically the white keratotic lesions may have similar appearance but different stimuli and sometimes these lesions may give clinical picture of accurate diagnosis such as in case of candidial fungal infections and lichen planus.
On the second finger, flat hyperkeratotic lesion and hardened keratotic papule-like lesion.
PM also called plaque or classic porokeratosis mostly presented as a small lesion, usually with brown color, then over along course of duration; expand very slowly to form circular, keratotic, verrucous and irregular plaque lesions.
Here we report a case presented with diffuse hypopigmented keratotic lesions considered with the diagnosis of DHK which was improved by oral acitretin and we compared the characteristics of our case with the cases reported before.
APD presents as a rash with umbilicated papules and a central keratotic cap, commonly associated with pruritis [2].
Lesions of oral lupus erythematosus manifest as well-defined atrophic, erosive, or ulcerated areas with radiating keratotic striae and surrounding telangiectasia, predominantly affecting the buccal mucosa, but also the gingiva, labial mucosa, and the vermilion border of the lip.
In the laryngostroboscopic examination, an intracordal mass lesion was located in the middle one-third part of the right vocal cord, which had a nodular appearance, keratotic foci on the medial surface, and disrupted the vibratory pattern in the stroboscopy (Figure 1).
The etiology of cystic jaw lesions has been traditionally divided into two types: developmental (e.g., dentigerous, keratotic, and gingival cysts) and inflammatory (e.g., radicular, residual, and paradental cysts).
The earlobe biopsy showed epidermal hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis, liquefaction degeneration of the basal cells, and follicular keratotic plugging, and the blood vessels and skin appendages surrounded by lymphocytes in the dermis [Figure 1]c.
Fouriertransform Raman spectroscopy of mammalian and avian keratotic biopolymers.
GCA usually starts to grow as a keratotic plaque that expands slowly into a cauliflower-like mass.
Skin lesions range from papules and plaques with or without crusts, pustules and nodules to mucosal ulcers and erosions, molluscum contagiosum-like lesions, acneiform eruptions, erythematous papules, and keratotic plaques [5].