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Disseminated Superficial Porokeratosis Secondary to Immunosuppression Induced by Etanercept for Extensive Psoriasis

Lucy Stewart, BMedSc, MBChB, MRCP; Alec Howat, MB BS, FRCPath; Ian Coulson, BSc, MB BS, FRCP
Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(10):1193-11974. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.298.
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One of the many lesions of porokeratosis surrounded by many small plaques of psoriasis.

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Biopsy specimen obtained through the edge of a lesion of porokeratosis showing a parakeratotic plume (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification ×10.

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