Indian Journal of Dermatology
: 2009  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 49--50

Reticulate variant of Darrier«SQ»s disease

Sudip Das, Aloke Kumar Roy, Chinmoy Kar, Parag Prasun Giri 
 Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy, Nilratan Sircar Medical College, Kolkata, India

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Darrier disease belong to acantholytic group of disorders with loss of intraepidermal coherence. Darrier disease has an onset in puberty in the form of greasy papules, skin coloured to yellow in nature often progressing to plaques. Sites of predeliction being seborrhic areas of body. Nail abnormalities are a constant feature with a V shaped nicking.Histopathology shows orthohyperkeratoses with focal dyskeratoses, corps and ronds in stratum spinosum and grains in upper epidermis. Variable patterns have been described like bullous, haemorrhagic and linear but reticulate pattern have not been described earlier. We describe a case of reticulate variant of Darrier responding excellently to acitretin therapy.

How to cite this article:
Das S, Roy AK, Kar C, Giri PP. Reticulate variant of Darrier's disease.Indian J Dermatol 2009;54:49-50

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Das S, Roy AK, Kar C, Giri PP. Reticulate variant of Darrier's disease. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Jul 8 ];54:49-50
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