Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a benign skin disorder resulting in hyperkeratinization of the hair follicles.
Generally asymptomatic, often improving with age
Patients often complain about a “rough” skin, sometimes with pruritus (which indicates inflammation).
Most patients are asymptomatic, but some are concerned about their cosmetic appear...
757.39 Other specified anomalies of skin
701.1 Keratoderma, acquired
KP is frequently mistaken for acne.
Patients often self-manage with over-the-counter acne treatment products/medications originally prescribed for their facial acne.
Daily measures to pr...
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