A collection of disease information resources and questions answered by our Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Specialists for Hyperkeratosis lenticularis . Flegel disease is also known as ‘hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans’. It was first described by Flegel in It is characterised by red-brown papules with. Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans (HLP) is a rare cutaneous disorder occurring in older persons and manifested by multiple benign pink to reddish-brown.

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Wolters Kluwer India; Please consider making a donation now and again in the future. C ] – Hyperkeratotic pink or reddish-brown scaly 1 to 5 mm papules of lower leg and dorsum of foot. Rare cases report diffuse involvement. Variable reports regarding the vitamin D derivative calcipotriene 0.

The second, on an old lesion, revealed discrete atrophy and a discrete infiltrate. Complications are primarily cosmetic, as lesions are usually multiple and tend to spread proximally. There are rare reports of association with endocrine diseases, such as lenticularsi and hypothroidism.

Clinical input is often very helpful in making a diagnosis histopathologically.


Hyperkeratosis Lenticularis Perstans (Flegel’s disease)

We report a case of hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans that improved following excisional biopsy of the lesions. Another reasonable approach is surgical, as it may provide symptomatic and cosmetic results.

If lesions are diffuse surgical options would be unreasonable. Wien Klin Wochenschr ; The genetics of hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans.

Flegel disease pathology

Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans Flegel: Pathology is characterized by focal hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis. See the DermNet NZ bookstore. Beveridge and Langlands described 2 generations of a kindred manifesting HLP. Histopathological differences between early and old lesions of hyperkeratosis Lenticularis Perstans Flegel’s disease. Actinic keratosis — Actinic dysplasia is seen. Flegel disease is a rare dermatosis hyperkeratozis by asymptomatic hyperkeratotic papules predominantly on the dorsa of the feet and lower legs.

Hyperkeratosis Lenticularis Perstans (Flegel’s disease)

The favored areas are the dorsal feet; however, distal extremities, palms and soles, pinna and oral mucosa can be involved. None are generally needed. None, Conflict of Interest: Mild improvement with treatment noted after 3 weeks Click here to view. Systemic Implications and Complications There are no systemic manifestions of hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans. Lamellar bodies in hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans.

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Multiple asymptomatic hyperkeratotic papules on the lower part of the legs. Patient history and clinical examination did not reveal any other diseases. Flegel disease, or hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans HLP.

Unilateral hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans Flegel’s disease. Reports have noted that older lesions are more resistant to treatment than more recent lesions.

We believe there was no recurrence because this procedure removed the defective keratinocytes. Kyrle disease should exhibit an impressive keratin plug and inflammatory material perforating through the epidermis. What you should be alert for in the history Patients are usually asymptomatic, but rarely can report mild itching or burning.

An unusual generalized form of hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans Flegel’s disease. The lesions of hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans are usually asymptomatic but cosmetically frustrating. Etiology The etiology of hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans perstanz unknown. Rio Branco, 39 Lentiuclaris disease — pathology Kyrle disease Acquired perforating collagenosis Other websites: