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June 1985

Follicular Hyperkeratosis and Cryocrystalglobulinemia SyndromeOccurrence in a Patient With Multiple Myeloma

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology (Dr Lukitsch) and Internal Medicine (Dr Gebhardt), Zentralkrankenhaus St Jürgenstrasse, Bremen, Federal Republic of Germany, and the Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Münster, Münster, Federal Republic of Germany (Dr Kövary). Dr Kövary is now in Bremen.

Arch Dermatol. 1985;121(6):795-798. doi:10.1001/archderm.1985.01660060109033

• Follicular hyperkeratosis was observed in a patient with multiple myeloma. This keratosis is considered to be a cutaneous manifestation of multiple myeloma, since similar cases have been observed before. In addition, the patient had cutaneous, ocular, and articular signs and symptoms of cryocrystalglobulinemia, ie, cutaneous vasculitis, blurring, and joint swellings.

(Arch Dermatol 1985;121:795-798)