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...
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...
Sign up for a 10-day FREE Trial now and receive full access to all content.