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    Scurvy. Perifollicular hemorrhage on the leg. The follicles are often plugged by keratin (perifollicular hyperkeratosis). This eruption occurred in a 46-year-old alcoholic, homeless male, who also had bleeding gums and loose teeth.

    Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
    Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond
    Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

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    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on March 04, 2016

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