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Eruptive Vellus Hair Cysts: Report of a Pediatric Case With Partial Response to Calcipotriene Therapy

By Emel Erkek, Guelcan Saylam Kurtipek, Deniz Duman, Cihat Sanli and Sibel Erdogan


Ozturk Durmaz, Emel/0000-0003-0661-9720WOS: 000273192000003PubMed: 20166570Eruptive vellus hair cysts (EVHCs) are characterized by asymptomatic, follicular, comedonelike papules usually located on the anterior chest and abdomen. We present a pediatric case of EVHC associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that partially responded to calcipotriene cream within 2 months. Our aim is to refamiliarize clinicians with a common albeit frequently unrecognized disorder of vellus hair follicles. Cutis. 2009;84:295-298

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Year: 2009
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