lichen spinulosus


lichen spinulosus
lichen spi·nu·lo·sus -.spin-yə-'lō-səs, -.spīn- n a skin disease characterized by the eruption of follicular papules from which keratotic spines protrude

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a cutaneous disorder usually seen in children and young adults, characterized by discrete groups of minute, filiform, horny spines protruding from acuminate hair follicle openings; the most common sites are the neck, buttocks, abdominal wall, back of the knee, and extensor surfaces of the arms. Called also l. pilaris.

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