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Image Number 484 (Favre-Racouchot syndrome)

All Morphologies

Diagnosis: Favre-Racouchot syndrome

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 70

Type: Clinical

Description: Elastosis, yellowish nodules and open and closed comedones

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: First described by Favre in 1932, Favre-Rouchot syndrome is characterized by multiple open and closed comedones in the periorbital and temporal areas in the presence of actinically damaged skin.  Middle aged to elderly males with a history of smoking and chronic UV exposure are commonly affected.

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