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Image Number 960 (Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis)


Diagnosis: Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis

Site: Abdomen

Sex: M

Age: 14

Type: Clinical

Description: Enter Description

Submitted by: Jorge Lopez-Granja

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Differential Diagnosis

History: 14-year old male with dermatosis affecting his entire skin excepting face, genitals and oral mucosa. Dermatosis consists of a marked thickening of the skin (more evident on elbows), with large areas where the keratotic skin has "shed off" and looks almost normal. there's a peculiar smell (rancid butter-like). According to the patient's mother he's had this condition since the 1st day after he was born. Diagnosis: Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis

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