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Favre-Racouchot disease

Pronunciation: fahv-ra'ku-sho

Definition: comedones developing on sun-damaged skin due to obstruction of pilosebaceous follicles by solar elastosis.

Synonym(s): Favre-Racouchot syndrome, solar comedo

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