DARIER, Jean

1856–1938
  • Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton

Abstract

DARIER disease or keratosis follicularis is an autosomal dominant dermatological disorder in which multiple brownish greasy papules are associated with brittle furrowed nails and lesions of the mucous membranes and cornea. Endocrine disturbance and diffuse pulmonary fibrosis are rare concomitants.

Keywords

Tuberculosis Brittle Sarcoidosis Dermatol Leprosy 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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