Lichen spinulosus

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Lichen spinulosus (also known as "Keratosis spinulosa"[1]:776) is a rare skin disorder characterized by follicular keratotic papules that are grouped into large patches.[2] It is a variant of keratosis pilaris named for its resemblance to a patch of lichen.

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  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 

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