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Title: Keratosis lichenoides chronica: case report
Other Titles: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Authors: Martins, Livia Cibele Gomes
Horne, Marina
Moreira Junior, Dario Nunes
Follador, Ivonise
Almeida, Vitória Regina Pedreira de
Keywords: Keratosis;Lichenoid eruptions;Skin diseases
Issue Date: Jan-2011
Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia
Abstract: Keratosis lichenoides chronica or Nekam´s disease is a rare mucocutaneous dermatosis characterized by keratinization. It is chronic and progressive usually affecting individuals aged 20-40 years. Around 70 cases have been reported in the literature. Due to the rarity of this condition and the lack of effective treatment, it is a difficult disease to manage. In the case described below we present a 42-yearold patient with violaceous and hyperkeratotic papules in linear, reticular or plaque form, located on the trunk and limbs for five years. Aphthous lesions in the oral cavity and shallow ulcers on the genitalia also formed part of the clinical manifestation. Pathologic examination was suggestive of keratosis lichenoides chronica. Acitretin and dapsone was introduced and the lesions partially improved.
Description: p.148-151
URI: http://www.repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/6528
ISSN: 0365-0596
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