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  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Keratosis Pilaris

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    Keratosis Pilaris

    In keratosis pilaris, horny plugs fill the openings of hair follicles. Multiple small, pointed papules appear on the lateral aspects of the upper arms and on the thighs and buttocks.

    Image provided by Thomas Habif, MD.