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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Medknow Publications on behalf of The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
ISSN: 0378-6323
EISSN: 0973-3922
Vol. 77, No. 3, 2011, pp. 325-327
Bioline Code: dv11094
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Vol. 77, No. 3, 2011, pp. 325-327

 en Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans in a female
Sequeira, Fiona F. & Jayaseelan, Elizabeth


Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (KFSD), is a rare follicular syndrome associated with widespread keratosis pilaris and progressive scarring alopecia. This genodermatoses often starts at infancy or early childhood with an X-linked mode of inheritance. Males are predominantly affected and females frequently show no disease or only a mild form. We describe this not so common entity of KFSD in a nine year old female child.

Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans, female, child

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