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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 125-128

Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: A report of three cases


Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dipali D Malvankar
D4, Landmark CHS, St. Anthony's Street, Vakola, Santacruz East, Mumbai - 400 055, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.167461

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Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans is a disorder affecting the hair follicles characterized by scarring alopecia of the scalp, eyebrows, and axillae, sometimes associated with photophobia and keratoderma. Being X-linked, it is more commonly seen in males but can be rarely seen in females also. We report three cases of this rare disorder including one in a female.


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