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Vogel, Sandra; Mühlstädt, Michael; Molin, Sonja; Ruzicka, Thomas; Schneider, Joseph and Herzinger, Thomas (2013): Unilateral Favre-Racouchot Disease: Evidence for the Etiological Role of Chronic Solar Damage. In: Dermatology, No. 1: pp. 32-34 [PDF, 451kB]


Favre-Racouchot disease commonly presents as comedones, cysts andelastosis in the periocular region of older men. Its etiology has beenlinked to several exogenous factors. Here we present 2 patients withstrictly unilateral manifestation of the disease and a correspondinghistory of predominantly one-sided chronic occupational sun exposure andsmoking, making the case for the causative role of these two factors.

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