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Bypass phrynoderma. Vitamin A deficiency associated with bowel-bypass surgery



Bypass phrynoderma. Vitamin A deficiency associated with bowel-bypass surgery



Archives of Dermatology 120(7): 919-921



A woman 41 years old had multiple keratotic papules and nodules on the trunk and extremities 4 years after a bowel-bypass procedure for morbid obesity. The microscopic features were those of a perforating folliculitis. Serum vitamin A values were extremely low.

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