Definitions for keratosis pilaris
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keratosis characterized by hard conical elevations in the openings of sebaceous glands (especially of arms and thighs)
Keratosis pilaris is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough, slightly red, bumps on the skin. It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the arm, and can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, sides, buttocks, or any body part except glabrous skin. Often the lesions will appear on the face, which may be mistaken for acne.
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