Fordyce's Disease Treated with Pimacrolimus: A Rare Case Report

  • Tania Hoque Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Gonoshastho Somaj Vittic Medical College, Dhaka
  • AZM Maidul Islam Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
Keywords: Fordyce's disease, histopathology, Pimacrolimus

Abstract

Fordyce's disease, a rarely found disease of lips has been reported recently in department of Skin and VD, Gonosashthaya Somaj Vittic Medical College Hospital, Savar, Dhaka. Occasionally it may not be possible to identify the cause. The patient presented with identical features of Fordyce's disease and lip biopsy for histopathology showed the features of Fordyce's disease. Then patient was treated with Pimecrolimus cream and improved. Fordyce's disease is an extremely rare disorder. So its cutaneous findings, histopathology and treatments are highlighted here.

Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal Vol. 9, No. 2: Jul 2018, P 148-151

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2018-12-05
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Hoque, T., & Islam, A. (2018). Fordyce’s Disease Treated with Pimacrolimus: A Rare Case Report. Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal, 9(2), 148-151. https://doi.org/10.3329/akmmcj.v9i2.39212
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Case Reports