keratosis follicularis

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Related to keratosis follicularis: Darier's disease, keratosis pilaris, ichthyosis vulgaris
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a rare hereditary condition marked by dark crusted patches (sometimes containing pus)

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Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (KFSD) is a rare disorder of keratinization characterized by spiny follicular hyperkeratosis resulting in scarring alopecia, with ocular involvement.1-7 It was first reported by Lameris2 and described by Siemens.3 The disease may be sporadic or familial and caucasions are more commonly affected.5 We here describe this rare disorder in a young male patient.
Darier's (Darier-White) disease / keratosis follicularis. Int J Dermatol 2005;44:184-92.
Treatment of segmental keratosis follicularis (Darier disease) using ablative fractional laser resurfacing.
[7] A case of woolly hair with keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans, teeth abnormalities, scarring alopecia and ophthalmological abnormalities has also been reported.
Darier's disease, also called Darier-White disease or keratosis follicularis, is a genodermatosis that affects 1 in 55,000 to 100,000 persons.