Journal of Clinical Case Reports

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Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans: Diagnosis and Therapeutic Evaluation.


Khaled Gharib, Mohamed Khater, Mohamed Nasr, Mohamed Soliman and Ahmed Abdelshafi

Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans (KFSD) is an X-linked
genodermatosis characterized by scarring alopecia and follicular
hyperkeratosis. This condition mainly affects males with females being
carriers and will have milder symptoms. We present a family of two
siblings of KFSD, boy had nine years and girl had five years old. This
genodermatosis often starts at infancy or early childhood. Keratosis
pilaris atrophicans (KPA) is the umbrella term for a group of three rare
and distinct clinical entities representing the scarring types of keratosis


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