Keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei

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Keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei
Other names: 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

Keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei 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. 1.0 1.1 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 978-1-4160-2999-1.

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