Folliculitis ulerythematosa reticulata L73.8

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Definition
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Little used term which was mostly used synonymously for Atrophodermia vermiculata, partly also for the final stage of the ulerythema ophryogenes or for the involvement of the cheeks in the ulerythema ophryogenes.

Therapy
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Corresponding to Atrophodermia vermiculata, ulerythema ophryogenes.

Note(s)
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The term "Folliculitis ulerythematosa reticulata" should be completely omitted, as it is used to describe different disease states that have already been given other names (e.g. atrophodermia vermiculata, ulerythema ophryogenes); see also the explanations under"Keratosis pilaris syndrome".

Literature
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  1. Azambuja R et al (1987) Ulerythema ophryogenes and Folliculitis ulerythematosa reticulata. dermatologist 38: 411-413

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020