Linear, pruritic red to brown papules on the left chest.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 28-year-old woman presented with a 12-year history of red to brown papules in a linear distribution on the left lateral chest associated with recent flares of pruritus. She had previously been clinically diagnosed with lichen planus. A punch biopsy was performed, and histopathologic exam revealed Darier-like acantholysis. The patient was diagnosed with type 1 segmental Darier disease and her symptoms improved with topical tretinoin.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ren, V; Champion, RW; Boyd, AS; Powers, JG

Published Date

  • November 15, 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 11

PubMed ID

  • 25419758

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1087-2108


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States