John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Type 2 segmental manifestation of disseminated superficial porokeratosis showing a systematised pattern of involvement and pronounced cancer proneness Volume 11, numéro 3, May - June 2001

Department of Dermatology, Hyogo Medical Center for Adults, 13-70, Kitaojicho, Akashi, 673-8558, Japan.
  • Page(s) : 191-4
  • Année de parution : 2001

Porokeratosis is a genetically determined skin disorder characterized by circular lesions with distinct peripheral ridges that histopathologically correspond to a parakeratotic column. Among the different types of porokeratosis, linear porokeratosis is rare and distinct because of the characteristic linear distribution of the lesions and increased susceptibility to malignant transformation [1]. Here, we report a case of linear porokeratosis that [...]