confluent and reticulate papillomatosis
[ rĭ-tĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′ ]
A genodermatosis occurring predominantly in females at puberty and characterized by gradually spreading discrete and confluent papules of the anterior and posterior mid-chest.
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