Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis


  • Sanjiv V Choudhary
  • Navrajsingh Virk
  • Sankha Koley
  • Gunjan Nitnavare


Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis


A 45-year-old male patient, farmer by occupation, presented with multiple disseminated, light brown-colored, annular plaques with a raised hyperkeratotic ridge-like border with atrophic center distributed over sun exposed parts like V-area of neck, upper chest, extensor aspect of upper extremity. A thin furrow was typically seen in the center of the keratotic ridge of the lesions. There was no family history of similar lesions. Histopathological examination of the skin biopsy taken from the ridge of the lesions showed histopathological hallmark of porokeratosis the ‘cornoid lamella’. We report a sporadic case of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis in dark-skinned male patient. 


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Choudhary SV, Virk N, Koley S, Nitnavare G. Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2016Dec.22 [cited 2024Feb.26];21(2):122-4. Available from: http://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/455



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