Keratosis pilaris, with special reference to the vascular changes in the skin
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Keratosis pilaris, with special reference to the vascular changes in the skin by Chalmers Watson

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Published by H.K. Lewis in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Keratosis.,
  • Skin -- Diseases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesBritish Journal of dermatology.
Statementby Chalmers Watson.
The Physical Object
Pagination6p., [2] leaves of plates ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19249338M

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  Keratosis pilaris is a common, harmless condition that causes small, hard bumps on your skin. It happens from buildup of keratin, the protein that protects skin from infections and other harmful.   Keratosis pilaris (KP) may be associated with phrynoderma (vitamin A deficiency). Interestingly, a significant association has also been found . Keratosis pilaris is characterized by the presence of minute, discrete, keratotic, follicular papules with variable perifollicular erythema (Fig. 1) [ 1]. The lesions are not grouped and show no tendency to coalesce and form plaques. The affected skin looks like goose-flesh and feels like sandpaper. The lesions are not pruritic. See more images of keratosis pilaris.. Who gets keratosis pilaris? Keratosis pilaris affects up to half of normal children and up to three-quarters of children with ichthyosis vulgaris (a dry skin condition due to filaggrin gene mutations).It is also common in children with atopic eczema.. Although most prominent during teenage years, and least common in the elderly, it may occur in children.