hyperkeratosis follicularis et parafollicularis
Definition: discrete and confluent horny follicular plugs on a crateriform base, often occurring on the arms and legs in diabetic patients with renal failure; possibly a severe form of perforating folliculitis.
Synonym(s): Kyrle disease
See Also: perforating folliculitis
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