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Rare disease
Steatocystoma multiplex
  1. Manoranjan Varshney,
  2. Mehar Aziz,
  3. Veena Maheshwari,
  4. Kiran Alam,
  5. Anshu Jain,
  6. Sayeedul Hasan Arif,
  7. Kavita Gaur
  1. Pathology Department, JN Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kavita Gaur, kavgaur{at}


A 40-year-old man presented with multiple papules on his head and neck. The lesions had been present for about 15 years. The patient was treated for acne for 6 months, but no improvement was noted. A biopsy was performed and microscopic findings were consistent with steatocystoma multiplex.

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