Wherekeratosis pilaris occurs

Keratosis pilaris most commonly affects the back of the upper arms, and sometimes the buttocks and the front of the thighs. Less often, theforearms and upper back may be affected.

There are also rare variants of keratosis pilaristhat can affect the eyebrows, face and scalp, or the entirebody.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018