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July 1965

Confluent and Reticulated Papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud

Author Affiliations


From the Section of Allergy-Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1965;92(1):49-51. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600130055007

Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis is a rarely reported dermatosis of unknown origin. It is similar to nummular and confluent papillomatosis; punctate, pigmented verrucose papillomatosis; acanthosis nigricans; pseudoacanthosis nigricans; benign acanthosis nigricans; pseudoatrophoderma colli; tinea versicolor; Darier's disease; epidermodysplasia verruciformis; and verruca plana. Treatment may be temporarily successful, but the lesions usually recur within a period of months.

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