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White fibrous papulosis of the neck

Disease definition

White fibrous papulosis of the neck is a rare, acquired, dermal elastic tissue disorder characterized by multiple, 2-3 mm sized, non-confluent, asymptomatic, white or pale-colored, non-follicular, firm papular lesions occurring predominantly on the lateral or posterior aspects of the neck. Other, rarely reported sites include inferior axillae, central mid-back and upper sternal region.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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