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Darier Disease

Darier Disease: Introduction

Darier Disease: A slowly progressing inherited skin disorder characterized by small brownish warty bumps and nail abnormalities. The skin disorder because the skin cells are not held together properly. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Darier Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Darier Disease

Wrongly Diagnosed with Darier Disease?

Darier Disease: Related Patient Stories

Darier Disease: Complications

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Causes of Darier Disease

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Disease Topics Related To Darier Disease

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Less Common Symptoms of Darier Disease

  • White warty bumps on mucosal linings
  • White warty bumps inside of mouth
  • White warty bumps on esophageal mucosal lining
  • White warty bumps on genital mucosal lining
  • White warty bumps on anal mucosal lining
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Misdiagnosis and Darier Disease

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Darier Disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Darier Disease

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Darier Disease: Animations

Research about Darier Disease

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Clinical Trials for Darier Disease

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Statistics for Darier Disease

Darier Disease: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Darier Disease:

A slowly progressive autosomal dominant disorder of keratinization characterized by pinkish-to-tan papules that coalesce to form plaques. These lesions become darker over time and commonly fuse, forming papillomatous and warty malodorous growths. - (Source - Diseases Database)

A rare hereditary condition marked by dark crusted patches (sometimes containing pus) - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Darier Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Darier Disease, or a subtype of Darier Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Darier Disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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