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Psoriasiform Keratosis: A Lesion Mimicking Psoriasis

Mutasim, Diya F MD

The American Journal of Dermatopathology: October 2007 - Volume 29 - Issue 5 - p 482-484
doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e3181468e4e
Brief Report

Thirteen lesions from ten patients revealed findings similar to psoriasis. All except one lesion were present on the lower extremity. The term psoriasisiform keratosis is given to this recently recognized entity.

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH.

Reprints: Diya F. Mutasim, MD, Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 670592, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0592 (e-mail:

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.