Trichostasis Spinulosa

Margaret C. Young, Joseph L. Jorizzo, Ramon Sanchez, Adelaide A. Hebert, Danny R. Thomas, Clinton A. King

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Abstract

Abstract: Trichostasis spinulosa is a common disorder of follicular hyperkeratosis that is often confused clinically with similar disorders, such as keratosis pilaris and eruptive vellus hair cysts. Six patients from the UTMB dermatology clinic who had trichostasis spinulosa are presented. Two of the six also had keratosis pilaris and one had eruptive vellus hair cysts. The present study was undertaken to compare and contrast the clinical presentation and histopathologic appearance of these three disorders. The results of the study and review of the literature revealed differences in distribution of lesions and microscopic appearance of follicular and histopathologic material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)575-580
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Dermatology
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Trichostasis Spinulosa'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this