ERYTHROMELANOSIS FOLLICULARIS FACIEI et COLLI
By Gary M. White, MD
In EFFC, the lateral cheeks and preauricular areas bilaterally are reddish brown with a finely granular feel upon palpation. Young males are most commonly affected and keratosis pilaris is usually associated. In fact the term keratosis pilaris rouge has been used. It appears as if the follicles are erythematous but the density is so high on the face that the lesions become confluent and it is difficult to distinguish the follicular changes from the surrounding skin.
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