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Image Number 270 (Keratosis pilaris)

 
Morphology:
Papules

Diagnosis: Keratosis pilaris

Site: Thigh

Sex: F

Age: 35

Type: Clinical

Description: multiple folliculocentric keratotic papules

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Keratosis pilaris is commonly described in association with ichthyosis vulgaris. It is characterised by multiple folliculocentric keratotic papules commonly affecting the posterolateral aspect of upper arms and anterior thighs. It has a tendency to worsen in winter and improve in summer.

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