Keywords:Fox-Fordyce disease, skin rash, apocrine glands
The Fox-Fordyce disease represents an infrequent chronic pruritic skin rash of unknown etiology caused by obstruction of apocrine glands. Clinically it is characterized by multiple skin color and / or erythematous perifollicular papules in areas rich of apocrine glands (armpits, genital area, areolas and infra-mammary fold). Retinoids, antibiotics and topical immunomodulators have been used with varying results. We describe a case of a 16-yearold girl with Fox-Fordyce disease.
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