Unusual Evolution of Giant Plaque-Type Porokeratosis after Skin Abrasion: A Case Report
Department of Dermatology, Tianjin Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital, Tianjin 300120, China
- *Corresponding Author:
- Li-Tao Zhang
Department of dermatology
Tianjin Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital
Tianjin 300120, China
Email: [email protected]
Received date: August 01, 2013; Accepted date: September 20, 2013; Published date: September 27, 2013
Citation: Yang HP, Yu GX, Zhang LT, Su T, Ji HA (2013) Unusual Evolution of Giant Plaque-Type Porokeratosis after Skin Abrasion: A Case Report. J Clin Exp Dermatol Res 4:187. doi:10.4172/2155-9554.1000187
Copyright: © 2013 Yang HP, 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.
Plaque-type Porokeratosis is a chronic, progressive disorder characterized by the formation of slightly atrophic patches surrounded by an elevated, warty horder. It has several clinical forms including a porokeratosis of Mibelli, giant porokeratosis, linear porokeratosis, disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis, palmoplantar porokeratosis and punctate porokeratosis. We report here a case of giant plaque-type porokeratosis in a 57-year-old patient with disease during of 27 years.