The development of pruritic papules at the time of puberty with gradual worsening
Patient will complain of extreme pruritus.
Heat, humidity, sweating, and stress exacerbate symptoms.
Nonsurgical treatment is difficult because no single treatment has been shown to be very effective but involves the avoidance of excessive sweating or heat. Consider dermatol...
Bormate ABJr, Leboit PE, McCalmont TH. Perifollicular xanthomatosis as the hallmark of axillary Fox-Fordyce disease: an evaluation of histopathologic features of 7 cases. Arch Derma...
65038009 Fox-Fordyce disease
403372003 Fox-Fordyce disease of axillae
403373008 Fox-Fordyce disease of vulva (disorder)
Fox-Fordyce presents as chronic pruritic papules in areas where sweat glands are concentrated.
Pruritus may be extreme and out of proportion to the erythema.
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