Keratosis

Keratosis (from: keratinocyte, the prominent cell type in the epidermis and -osis, abnormal) a growth of keratin on the skin. More specifically, it can refer to:

  • actinic keratosis (also known as solar keratosis)
  • hydrocarbon keratosis
  • keratosis pilaris (KP), also known as (follicular keratosis)
  • seborrheic keratosis

Other articles related to "keratosis":

List Of ICD-9 Codes 680–709: Diseases Of The Skin And Subcutaneous Tissue
... Acne aestivalis Hydroa vacciniforme Solar erythema Nonionizing Actinic rays Actinic keratosis Atrophic actinic keratosis Hyperkeratotic actinic keratosis Lichenoid actinic keratosis Pigmented ... follicle nevus Intermittent hair–follicle dystrophy Keratosis pilaris atropicans Kinking hair Koenen's tumor Lichen planopilaris Lichen spinulosus Loose anagen syndrome Menkes kinky hair syndrome Monilethrix ...
Keratosis Pilaris Atrophicans Faciei
... Keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei (also known as "Folliculitis rubra," "Keratosis pilaris rubra atrophicans faciei," "Lichen pilare," "Lichen pilaire ou xerodermie pilaire ... spread to involve the cheeks and forehead, and may also be associated with keratosis pilaris on the extremities and buttocks ...
Keratosis Punctata Palmaris Et Plantaris
... Keratosis punctata palmaris et plantaris (also known as "Autosomal-dominant hereditary punctate keratoderma associated with malignancy," "Buschke–Fischer–Brauer disease," "Davis Colley disease ...
Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans
... Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (also known as "Siemens-1 syndrome") is a rare X-linked disorder described by Siemens in 1926, a disease that ...
Keratosis Pilaris Atropicans
... Keratosis pilaris atropicans includes many forms of keratosis pilaris with cicatricial alopecia ... Variants include keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei, atrophoderma vermiculatum, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans, and ichthyosis follicularis ...