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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris: Introduction

Keratosis pilaris: A condition characterized by hyperkeratosis which is limited to the hair follicles. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Keratosis pilaris is available below.

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Keratosis pilaris: Deaths

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Keratosis pilaris: Complications

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Causes of Keratosis pilaris

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Definitions of Keratosis pilaris:

Keratosis characterized by hard conical elevations in the openings of sebaceous glands (especially of arms and thighs) - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Keratosis pilaris is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Keratosis pilaris, or a subtype of Keratosis pilaris, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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