Author(s): Guruprasad Kalyanrao Yelwanti1, Mohammed Waseem Javed2
Keratotic papules of the chin is not frequently encountered in Dermatology practice. To date less than 30 cases have been reported.1 It occurs on the limited areas of skin receiving prolonged friction and/or pressure by other parts of patient’s skin. It was first reported by Padilha-Goncalves in 1977 and named “Traumatic anserine folliculosis” for the stressing aetiologic factor i.e. friction or pressure, the goose skin appearance and follicular location of the lesions.2 Mehta in 1988 described similar condition in 6 females.3 Presently, we are presenting a case series of Anserine Folliculosis.