Hong Kong Dermatology & Venereology Bulletin

Volume 11 Number 2, Summer 2003

A young man with generalised hyperkeratotic papules: a case of Darier's disease

WK Tang 鄧偉

Darier's disease (Keratosis follicularis) is an uncommon autosomal dominant genodermatosis. Patients present with hyperkeratotic papules in seborrhoeic areas with nail abnormalities. We describe a young gentleman with this disorder for more than three years. A brief review of its clinical features and treatment is also made in this report. (H.K. Dermatol. Venereol. Bull. (2003) 11, 81-84)


Keywords: Autosomal dominant, Darier's disease, genodermatosis


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