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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keratosis Pilaris/Lichen Spinulosus

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Keratotic spikes that emerge from dilated ostia of infundibula and are equidistant from one another.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

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A constellation of conditions that assumes various forms clinically but whose most dependable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital expression that takes the form of a plaque (Mibelli), in a congenital manifestation in which lesions are in linear array (segmental), in an acquired type induced by ultraviolet light (disseminated superficial actinic), and in an acquired form in which lesions are not in photodistribution (disseminated superficial).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Seborrheic Keratosis, Including Solar Lentigo

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A benign neoplasm of keratinocytes that consists of pigmented macules, papules, and plaques distributed on sun-exposed sites for a solar lentigo and the reticulated type of seborrheic keratosis, which represents a later stage of solar lentigo, and on the trunk mostly for other types of seborrheic keratosis unrelated to solar lentigo.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Seborrheic Keratosis, Including Solar Lentigo

A benign neoplasm of keratinocytes that consists of pigmented macules, papules, and plaques distributed on sun-exposed sites for a solar lentigo and the reticulated type of seborrheic keratosis, which represents a later stage of solar lentigo, and o…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keratosis Pilaris/Lichen Spinulosus

Keratotic spikes that emerge from dilated ostia of infundibula and are equidistant from one another. The term keratosis pilaris refers to the phenomenon when it presents itself without any distinct arrangement of individual lesions, whereas the desi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratotic spikes that emerge from dilated ostia of infundibula and are equidistant from one another. The term keratosis pilaris refers to the phenomenon when it presents itself without any distinct arrangement of individual lesions, whereas the desi…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

…pule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many papules in the anogenital region it is called bowenoid papulosis. Solar keratosis, Bowen&#…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…al treatments reduce inflammation of KP lesions. Introduction Keratosis pilaris (KP) is an extremely common, often autosomal dominantly inherited disorder that usually does not require treatment. Keratosis pilaris is most frequently seen in associat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: References

…imus 0.1% ointment with Aquaphor ointment for the treatment of keratosis pilaris, Ped Derm, 28(4):459-477. Marqueling A, Gilliam AE, Prendiville J, Zvulunov A, et al (2006) Keratosis pilaris rubra: a common but underrecognized condition, Arch Derm, 1…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Keratosis pilaris Lichen spinulosus Lichen spinulosus, a condition often seen in children, likely represents a clinical variant of KP in which typical lesions seen in KP (e.g., monomorphous hyperkeratotic papules with a cent…

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