Keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei

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OMIM 604093

Keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei (also known as "Folliculitis rubra," "Keratosis pilaris rubra atrophicans faciei," "Lichen pilare," "Lichen pilaire ou xerodermie pilaire symetrique de la face," "Ulerythema ophryogenes," and "Xerodermie pilaire symetrique de la face") begins in infancy as follicular papules with perifollicular erythema.[1]:762 Initially, the lesions are restricted to the lateral eyebrows, but with time spread to involve the cheeks and forehead, and may also be associated with keratosis pilaris on the extremities and buttocks.[1]:762[2]:714[3]

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  1. ^ a b James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  3. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 522. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.