Favre-Racouchot Syndrome (Nodular Elastosis With Cysts and Comedones) Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Robert P Feinstein, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What are the internal manifestations of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What causes Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What is the prevalence of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What are the racial predilections of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What are the sexual predilections of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What is the prognosis of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What is included in patient education about Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

Which physical findings are characteristic of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What are the differential diagnoses for Favre-Racouchot Syndrome (Nodular Elastosis With Cysts and Comedones)?

Workup

How is Favre-Racouchot syndrome diagnosed?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

Treatment

How is Favre-Racouchot syndrome treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What is the role of laser surgery in the treatment of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of Favre-Racouchot syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoid-like Agents are used in the treatment of Favre-Racouchot Syndrome (Nodular Elastosis With Cysts and Comedones)?