keratosis follicularis

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keratosis follicularis

[‚ker·ə¦tōs·əs fə‚lik·yə′lär·əs]
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To our information, this is the first report of leonine face in Darier disease. Leonine facies classically, has been observed in patients with lepromatous leprosy and with lower frequency in amyloidosis and scleromyxedema.
CONCLUSION: The implications of the Darier disease are more associated with cosmetic and aesthetic than functional implications, since this is a benign dermatosis.
(11.) Hafner O, Vakilzadeh F: Acrokeratosis verruciformis-like changes in Darier disease. Hautarzt 1997;48:572-6.
Mutations in ATP2A2, encoding a [Ca.sup.2+] pump, cause Darier disease. Nat Genet 1999;21:271-7.
DIF also helps in differentiating PV from other conditions like Darier disease, Hailey-Hailey disease where it will be negative.