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Granular Parakeratosis of Eccrine Ostia

Wang, Lei MD, PhD; Yang, Li MD; Wang, Gang MD, PhD; Gao, Tianwen MD, PhD

American Journal of Dermatopathology: February 2008 - Volume 30 - Issue 1 - pp 65-66
doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e31815c9016
Extraordinary Case Report

Granular parakeratosis was used to define a disease characterized by keratotic papules or plaques that are distributed within skin folds. The follicular involvement in granular parakeratosis has been described. In this report we have presented a case of granular parakeratosis that mainly affected the eccrine ostia.

From the Department of Dermatology, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xian, China.

Reprints: Tianwen Gao, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, 15 West Changle Road, Xian 710032, China (e-mail: gaotw@fmmu.edu.cn).

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.