Keratosis Pilaris
Keratosis Pilaris
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Keratosis Pilaris
Keratosis Pilaris
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Information on keratosis pilaris and related skin disorders:

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Keratosis Pilaris (KP) - a common benign eruption consisting of scaly papules of the follicles; primarily affects the extensor surfaces of the arms and thighs.

Keratosis Pilaris is a disorder of hyperkeratosis. It is a very common benign condition, which presents as folliculocentric keratotic papules. Although there is no defined etiology, it is often described in association with ichthyosis vulgaris and less commonly with atopic dermatitis.
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