perforating folliculitis

per·fo·rat·ing fol·lic·u·li·tis

erythematous papules with a central keratin plug that are scattered on the arms, thighs, and buttocks; dermal fibers are seen in biopsies extending into the follicle; similar changes are seen especially in diabetic patients on hemodialysis.
See also: hyperkeratosis follicularis et parafollicularis.
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Finally, perforating disorders with transepidermal elimination of elastin (elastosis perforans serpiginosa, perforating folliculitis, perforating pseudoxanthoma elasticum) may resemble HLE, but these lesions contain neutrophils and histiocytes with fewer lymphocytes and typically do not demonstrate vacuolar interface changes (Figure 7, B).
with sub groups of perforating disorder collangenosis, perforating folliculitis, ellastosis perforans serpiginosa, and folliculitis in cutem penetras.

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