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Causes of Keratosis pilaris

Causes of Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is caused by the formation of keratin protein plugs within a hair follicle. Risk factors include atopic dermatitis and very dry skin.

Keratosis pilaris: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Keratosis pilaris, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Keratosis pilaris:

Keratosis pilaris: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Keratosis pilaris: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Keratosis pilaris as a symptom:

Conditions listing Keratosis pilaris as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Keratosis pilaris. Our database lists the following as having Keratosis pilaris as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Keratosis pilaris:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Keratosis pilaris may be found in:


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