Keratosis Pilaris Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jun 12, 2018
  • Author: Ally N Alai, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Keratosis pilaris (KP) may be associated with phrynoderma (vitamin A deficiency). Interestingly, a significant association has also been found between acquired ichthyosis and keratosis pilaris as common cutaneous manifestations in persons with type 1 diabetes.

Keratosis pilaris may resemble the following uncommon skin conditions:

Differential Diagnoses