Favre-Racouchot Syndrome

  • Silvina PuglieseEmail author
  • Andrea Smith
  • Rachel Epstein
  • Abel Torres


Favre-Racouchot syndrome (nodular elastosis with cysts and comedones) is a distinct variant of solar elastosis most frequently found in elderly Caucasian men. The estimated prevalence is 1.5–6 % in the general population. This syndrome is characterized by yellow nodules and plaques accentuated by enlarged, open comedones and dilated cysts, often accompanied by other cutaneous findings of actinic damage.


Topical Retinoid Cutaneous Finding Yellow Nodule Solar Elastosis Actinic Damage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvina Pugliese
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrea Smith
    • 1
  • Rachel Epstein
    • 1
  • Abel Torres
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyLoma Linda UniversityLoma LindaUSA

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