hyperkeratosis follicularis et parafollicularis

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hy·per·ker·a·to·sis fol·lic·u·la·'ris et pa·ra·fol·li·cu·la·'ris

discrete and confluent horny follicular plugs on a crateriform base, often occurring on the arms and legs in diabetic patients with renal failure; possibly a severe form of perforating folliculitis.
See also: perforating folliculitis.
Synonym(s): Kyrle disease
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Kyrle,

Josef, Austrian dermatologist, 1880-1926.
Kyrle disease - discrete and confluent horny follicular plugs on crateriform base, often occurring on the arms and legs in diabetics with renal failure. Synonym(s): hyperkeratosis follicularis et parafollicularis
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The perforating dermatoses are a diverse group of diseases that include four types: elastosis perforans serpiginosum, Kyrle disease, perforating folliculitis, and reactive perforating collagenosis (RPC).
Kyrle disease in juvenile diabetes mellitus and chronic renal failure.