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Keratosis lichenoides chronica: First case reported in Chile


We present a woman with a history of years of evolution of confluent hyperkeratotic papules and plaques with a generalized linear and reticulate pattern. Histopathological characteristics concordant with keratosis lichenoides chronica were finally evidenced after several non-specific biopsies. The cutaneous manifestations, chronicity. histopathology findings, and refractoriness to therapies are typical of this rare dermatosis.

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