Disseminated congenital comedones

Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Jan-Feb;28(1):58-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2010.01358.x. Epub 2011 Jan 25.


A 3-month-old boy with congenital and extensive skin comedones without any other extracutaneous manifestations is reported. This patient does not fit with other reported disorders of congenital or childhood extensive comedones, such as nevus comedonicus, familial dyskeratotic comedones, idiopathic disseminated comedones, childhood flexural comedones, and acne neonatorum.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Hair Diseases / congenital*
  • Hair Follicle
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Keratins / analysis
  • Male
  • Skin Abnormalities / classification
  • Skin Abnormalities / diagnosis*


  • Keratins