Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans

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Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans

Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans (HLP) is a rare cutaneous disorder occurring in older persons and manifested by multiple benign pink to reddish-brown keratotic papules that primarily affect the extremities. The disorder was first described by {4:Flegel (1958)} (summary by {2:Bean, 1972}).
 

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Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans.
 

Author(s): Roberto Rheingantz da Cunha Filho, Hiram Larangeira de Almeida Jr

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;86(4 Suppl 1):S76-7.

 

Flegel's disease, also known as hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans, is a rare skin disease characterized by small reddish-brown asymptomatic hyperkeratotic papules usually located on the lower extremities. The histopathological features are hyperorthokeratosis, epidermal atrophy ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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