Skip to Content

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

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2019 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.