DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20184471

A case of confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of gougeret and carteaud

Tulika Rai, Ajay Kumar Vishwakarma

Abstract


Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis (CRP) of Gougerot and Carteaud, a rare skin disorder of unknown etiology, was first described in 1927. It is an uncommon but distinctive icthyosiform dermatosis seen in young adults. It is characterized by persistent brown, scaly macules, papules, patches and plaques, localized predominantly on the neck, intermammary, interscapular regions and axillae. There are numerous therapeutic options - topical retinoids and systemic retinoids, oral antibiotics but none are very effective. We report this case because of its rarity.


Keywords


Icthyosiform, Minocycline, Retinoids

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