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Linear porokeratosis

Linear porokeratosis: Introduction

Linear porokeratosis: The linear development of multiple pigmented skin bumps. The skin bumps merge into each. They can occur along an arm or leg or on the side of the trunk, head or neck. The linear distribution tends to follow along the path of a sensory nerve. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Linear porokeratosis is available below.

Symptoms of Linear porokeratosis

Treatments for Linear porokeratosis

  • No cure but certain therapies may improve the condition - 5-fluorouracil cream, calcipotriol cream, oral acitretin, isotretinoin, cryotherapy, dermabrasion, carbon dioxide laser ablation, sun protection
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Causes of Linear porokeratosis

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Misdiagnosis and Linear porokeratosis

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Definitions of Linear porokeratosis:

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

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More information about Linear porokeratosis

  1. Linear porokeratosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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