Kyrle disease

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Kyrle disease
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L87.0 (ILDS L87.000)
DiseasesDB 32593

Kyrle disease or hyperkeratosis follicularis et parafollicularis in cutem penetrans was first described in J. Kyrle in 1916, characterized by numerous up to cherry-sized hyperkeratotic, verrucous, clefted papules and nodules involving almost the entire skin.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). Page 685. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.