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Niger J Med. 2009 Oct-Dec;18(4):413-5.

Type 2 segmental Darier's disease in a twelve-year-old Nigerian male--a case report.

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  • 1Dermatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Kano, Nigeria. shehumy@yahoo.com

Abstract

Darier's disease is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized clinically by presence of keratotic papules in a seborrheic distribution, nail involvement and mucosal lesions. There are several clinical variants of Darier's disease, but few cases of segmental Darier's disease have been described in the literature. We describe a 12-year-old boy with type 2 mosaic phenotype. This unique clinical variant of Darier's disease has been described very rarely.

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