Home | Recent Submissions | Search | Diagnosis | Quiz | Submit an Image | Index | Blog |About GSA
<< Back to Diagnosis Page  
Image Number 271 (Darier's disease)


Diagnosis: Darier's disease

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 45

Type: Clinical

Description: Greasy keratotic papules in seborrheic areas

Submitted by: Ian McColl

View Full Size

Differential Diagnosis

History: Darier's disease is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterised by greasy keratotic papules involving the seborrheic areas.Hence the distribution shown in these photographs.It is always worse in summer particularly in humid conditions where the flexures and groin can be particularly involved but it is also photoexaccerbated and can be badly flared by sunburning.Always check the scalp margins and behind the ears if you suspect the condition.

Search DermNetNZ   eMedicine   PubMed   Dermatology Online   Archives   JAAD for "Darier's disease"

buy accutane
Home  |  Recent Submissions  |  Search  | Diagnosis  |  Quiz  |  Submit an Image  |  Index  |  About GSA

Copyright © 2005 Global Skin Atlas