Lichen spinulosus

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Lichen spinulosus
Other names: Keratosis spinulosa[1]: 776 
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Linchen spinulosus
SpecialtyDermatology
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.[3] 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. 2.0 2.1 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.
  3. 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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