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Image Number 4949 (Reactive perforating collagenosis)


Diagnosis: Reactive perforating collagenosis

Site: Back

Sex: F

Age: 40


Description: Papules with keratinous plugs

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis


 Reactive perforating collagenosis is a rare dermatosis characterized by the transepidermal elimination of altered collagen through the epidermis. The two distinct forms of are an inherited form that manifests in childhood and an acquired sporadic form that occurs in adulthood.

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