Darier's disease

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Noun1.Darier's disease - a rare hereditary condition marked by dark crusted patches (sometimes containing pus)
keratosis - a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
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Darier's disease associated with cutis verticisgyrata, hyperprolactinaemia and depressive disorder.
Here, we describe a patient of Darier's disease presenting with cutis verticis gyrata involving scalp expanding to his forehead leading to leonine face.
Many dermatoses could be considered in the differential diagnosis of DHK including stucco keratosis, verruca plana, lichen nitidus, Darier's disease, and guttate psoriasis.
PPPK can be associated with Darier's disease and Cowden disease.
Epilepsy has been confirmed to be a specific complication of various diseases, including Darier's disease [118, 119].
Under a microscope, Grover's disease has a characteristic appearance of acantholytic dyskeratosis (FIGURE 2); it can be similar in appearance to Darier's disease, Hailey-Hailey disease, or pemphigus.
Warty dyskeratoderma is an uncommon solitary lesion occurring in skin or oral mucosa which has histopathological similarity to Darier's disease and hence is referred to as isolated Darier's disease.
KVE is a potentially life-threatening secondary viral infection that affects patients in the setting of primary skin conditions.3 It occurs with various skin diseases, such as atopic dermatitis, Wiskott- Aldrich syndrome, pemphigus foliaceus, ichthyosis vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, irritant contact dermatitis and Darier's disease.1-4 Mycosis fungoides, burns, traumatic facial abrasions may very rarely be complicated by KVE.5-7
Prior studies have found that AI patients had a lower quality of life than did patients with other chronic skin diseases such as acne vulgaris, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, alopecia, Darier's disease, and morbus Hailey-Hailey, the researchers noted.
Darier's disease is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis characterised by warty papules and plaques in the seborrhoeic regions, palmoplanar pits, and distinctive nail dystrophy.
Desmosomal dissolution in Grover's disease, Hailey-Hailey's disease and Darier's disease. J Cutan Pathol.
Diagnosed with Darier's Disease at the age of 21, the condition causes painful hard blisters to break out all over her body and also causes her nails to split.