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Steatocystoma Multiplex

  • Gerd Plewig
  • Albert M. Kligman

Abstract

These small tumors deserve mention because they may be mistaken for closed comedones or, when inflamed, for acne conglobata. They are neither a member of the acne family, nor an acneiform eruption.

Keywords

Keratohyalin Granule Acneiform Eruption Overlie Epidermis Bluish Tinge Vellus Hair 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Plewig
    • 1
  • Albert M. Kligman
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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