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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 223-225

Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans in a 15 months Cypriot girl


1 Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, Near East University, Nicosia, North Cyprus
2 Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Near East University, Nicosia, North Cyprus
3 Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Near East University, Nicosia, North Cyprus

Correspondence Address:
Ceyhun Dalkan
Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Near East University, Yakin Dogu Bulvari 92000, Dikmen, Nicosia
North Cyprus
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.179502

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Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (KFSD) is a rare disease with unknown etiology. It clinically presents with diffuse follicular hyperkeratosis of scalp which progress to atrophy, cicatricial alopecia, and photophobia. The lesions start in chilhood and an aggrevasion occurs after puberty by the development of scalp pustules with bacterial infection and causes both functional and cosmetic discomfort. Here, we report a Cypriot girl that diagnosed KFSD that do not have any family history.


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