Porokeratosis – report of two cases

Andreea Anton, Laura Stătescu, Anca Zbranca, Dan Vâță, Tatiana Țăranu, Adriana Pătraşcu, Laura Gheucă Solovăstru


The term of porokeratosis refers to a group of specific disorders of keratinization clinically characterized by atrophic patches surrounded by an elevated hyperkeratotic border and histologically by the cornoid lamella. Multiple clinical variants of porokeratosis are recognized. Herein we report two cases of porokeratosis, one case of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis and the other one of atypical porokeratosis of Mibelli. Mibelli typically has an early onset and the lesions are large and isolated. In both cases, the diagnosis was confirmed by dermatoscopy and skin biopsy. The management of porokeratosis includes many options. In both cases, sun protection, emollients and keratolytics were prescribed with significant improvement.


porokeratosis, disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis, classic porokeratosis of Mibelli, atypical Mibelli form, cornoid lamella

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22551/2016.13.0304.10082

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