Lichen spinulosus

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Lichen spinulosus
Other names: Keratosis spinulosa[1]
Linchen spinulosus
SymptomsFollicular keratotic small bumps that are grouped into large patches[2]
Usual onsetTeens[2]

Lichen spinulosus is a rare skin disorder characterized by follicular keratotic papules that are grouped into large patches.[1]: 776 [2]

It is a variant of keratosis pilaris.[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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Johnstone, Ronald B. (2017). "15. Diseases of cutaneous appendages". Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials (2nd ed.). Elsevier. p. 325. ISBN 978-0-7020-6830-0. Archived from the original on 2023-01-10. Retrieved 2021-09-25.
  3. Derm Net NZ Archived 2016-07-12 at the Wayback Machine

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