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Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans: Diagnosis and Therapeutic Evaluation.

Khaled Gharib*, Mohamed Khater, Mohamed Nasr, Mohamed Soliman and Ahmed Abdelshafi
Department of Dermatology, Zagazig University, Egypt
Corresponding Author : Khaled Gharib
Department of Dermatology
Zagazig University
Tel: 44519-57487
E-mail: [email protected]
Received April 24, 2015; Accepted May 22, 2015; Published May 25, 2015
Citation: Gharib K, Khater M, Nasr M, Soliman M, Abdelshafi A (2015) Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans: Diagnosis and Therapeutic Evaluation. J Clin Case Rep 5:532. doi:10.4172/2165-7920.1000532
Copyright: © 2015 Gharib K, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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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