Dermatomyositis with follicular hyperkeratosis.

  title={Dermatomyositis with follicular hyperkeratosis.},
  author={Xavier de la Tribonni{\`e}re and Emmanuel Delaporte and Serge Alfandari and Christopher Rowland Payne and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Piette and H Bergoend},
  volume={191 3},
We report 2 cases of dermatomyositis with follicular hyperkeratosis (FHK) in children. They occurred in a 10-year-old Vietnamese girl and a 9-year-old Caucasian boy. The girl's FHK disappeared after 2 months of treatment. The boy presented, 15 months after the onset of his dermatomyositis, with a generalised FHK which lasted for 6 months. FHK can appear before, during or after dermatomyositis. It is more often generalized but can be localised. Erector pili myositis and ostial hyperkeratosis may… CONTINUE READING