Granular parakeratosis - a unique acquired disorder of keratinization.

  title={Granular parakeratosis - a unique acquired disorder of keratinization.},
  author={Dieter Metze and Arno Ruetten},
  journal={Journal of cutaneous pathology},
  volume={26 7},
Axillary granular parakeratosis is a recently described condition presenting with erythematous hyperkeratotic papules and plaques. We report on nine women and one man with eruptions not only localized to the axillae. Biopsy specimens were investigated by histology, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, immuno-electron microscopy, and in situ hybridization. In general, the epidermis was hyperplastic and showed a well preserved stratum granulosum. In the upper dermis a discrete perivascular… CONTINUE READING


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