Dermatology case

Authors

  • Sandrina Carvalho Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto
  • Susana Vilaça Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto
  • Manuela Selores Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v22.i1.12900

Keywords:

Fox-Fordyce disease, skin rash, apocrine glands

Abstract

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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Published

2017-08-22

How to Cite

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Carvalho S, Vilaça S, Selores M. Dermatology case. REVNEC [Internet]. 2017Aug.22 [cited 2022Jul.5];22(1):42-3. Available from: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/12900

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