Syndrome of Favre-Racouchot; nodular cutaneous elastoidosis with cysts and comedones; senile comedones; solar comedones; smoker's comedones
Disorder characterized by multiple open and closed comedones in actinically damaged skin
Unknown; develops in individuals with a heavy smoking history and chronic exposure to ultraviolet light
Multiple, bilaterally symmetrical, open and closed comedones in the periorbital and temporal areas; occasionally noted in the lateral neck, postauricular areas, and forearms; actinically damaged skin with yellowish discoloration, yellowish nodules, atrophy, wrinkles, and furrows
Comedone extraction; surgical excision; tretinoin
Sharkey MJ, Keller RA, Grabski WJ, McCollough ML (1992) Favre-Racouchot syndrome. A combined therapeutic approach. Archives of Dermatology I28(5):6i5-6i6
Was this article helpful?