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Keratosis pilaris

Introduction: Keratosis pilaris

Description of Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris (medical condition): A condition characterized by hyperkeratosis which is limited to...more »

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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: Related Topics

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Keratosis pilaris: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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)

Keratosis pilaris as a Disease

Keratosis pilaris (medical condition): See Keratosis pilaris (disease information).
  »Introduction: Keratosis pilaris
  »Symptoms of Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris: Related Diseases

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Keratosis pilaris: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Keratosis pilaris

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Hierarchical classifications of Keratosis pilaris

The following list attempts to classify Keratosis pilaris into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • keratosis
  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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