Hornification of the nose
A case report of the hornification of the nose is presented. It was present since birth, which increased with the advancing age. There were dark pigmented spots all over the body and both the conjunctiva:. Histopathology revealed the nose mass to be a horn like structure and the skin biopsy revealed it to be xeroderma. No case sofar in the literature is available of the hornification of the nose.
KeywordsOral Mucosa Xeroderma Pigmentosum Keratosis Mononuclear Cell Infiltration Stratum Granulosum
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