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Year : 1995  |  Volume : 61  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 106--108

Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

Departments of Dermatology and STD and Pathology, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006, India

Correspondence Address:
B S N Reddy
Dermatology & STD Department, Maulana Azad. Medical college, New Delhi
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PMID: 20952906

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The case findings in a 22-year-old male patient of keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans are described. In addition to the characteristic cutaneous, occular and histological features, he had striking angular stomatitis and fissuring of the tongue simulating vitamin B-complex deficiency. This is an unreported feature to our knowledge. The mode of inheritance suggested X-linked trait.


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