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Keratosis pilaris


Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition characterized by the appearance of rough, slightly red bumps on light skin ...

Overview - Keratosis pilaris - Mayo Clinic


Jan 5, 2016 ... Keratosis pilaris — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms and treatments of this bumpy skin condition.

Keratosis Pilaris: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


May 10, 2016 ... Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a genetic disorder of keratinization of hair follicles of the skin. It is an extremely common benign condition that manifests ...

Keratosis pilaris. DermNet NZ


Feb 1, 2016 ... Keratosis pilaris affects up to half of normal children and up to three quarters of children with ichthyosis vulgaris (a dry skin condition due to ...

Keratosis pilaris: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Keratosis pilaris is harmless (benign). It seems to run in families. It is more common in people who have very dry skin, or who have atopic dermatitis ( eczema).

Keratosis Pilaris: Get the Facts on Causes and Treatment


Feb 23, 2015 ... Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a skin condition in which white bumps appear on the upper arms, thighs, and cheeks. Read about KP treatment, causes ...

Keratosis Pilaris - American Osteopathic College of Dermatology ...


Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition commonly seen on the upper arms, buttocks and thighs. The skin cells that normally flake off as a fine dust from the skin form ...

Bumps on Arms (Keratosis Pilaris) Treatment | Paula's Choice


Jan 15, 2016 ... What are those bumps on the back of your arms? Find out if you have keratosis pilaris, a common skin condition.

Keratosis Pilaris | DERMAdoctor


Keratosis Pilaris (KP or “chicken skin”) affects approximately 50% of the world's population. KP is a hereditary skin condition characterized by red, rough and ...

Keratosis Pilaris & Kids | DERMAdoctor Blog


These annoying bumpy patches, commonly referred to as “chicken skin,” are caused by an actual condition called keratosis pilaris (KP).

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Keratosis Pilaris: Cause, Treatments, and Prevention - WebMD


WebMD explains keratosis pilaris, a common, harmless skin condition that causes small, hard bumps on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks, and sometimes face.

Keratosis pilaris | American Academy of Dermatology


Tiny, rough-feeling bumps on your upper arms or thighs could be a harmless skin condition called keratosis pilaris. Treatment can help diminish them.

Keratosis Pilaris: Treatments for Chicken Skin, Little Red Bumps


Formally recognized as keratosis pilaris—or KP—this very common condition nags an astounding 40 percent of adults.<sup>1</sup> So where do all the flesh-colored or red ...