John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Follicular porokeratosis: a case study and literature review Volume 27, numéro 3, May-June 2017


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Department of Dermatology, Xuan Wu hospital, Capital Medical University, 45 Changchun St, Xicheng District, Beijing 100053, China
a Authors contributed equally

Porokeratosis, first described by Mibelli in 1893, is a skin disorder histopathologically characterised by the presence of cornoid lamella. Porokeratosis with follicular involvement has been previously reported and was formally named follicular porokeratosis by Pongpudpunth et al. in 2009 [1]. Cornoid lamella is histopathologically restricted to dilated follicles. In this article, a case of follicular porokeratosis is described, and reported cases are reviewed.A 66-year-old man presented a generalised [...]