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Darier disease

Darier disease:
  1. Causes (2 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions

Causes of Darier disease:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Darier disease. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Darier disease Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Darier disease may include:

  • Sunscreen, cool cotton clothing, and avoidance of hot environments can help prevent flares, especially during the summer
  • Moisturizers with urea or lactic acid can reduce scaling and hyperkeratosis
  • A low- or mid-potency topical steroid is sometimes useful for inflammation
  • Topical retinoids
  • Adapalene
  • Tazarotene gel
  • Tretinoin
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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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)

Detailed list of causes of Darier disease

The list below shows some of the causes of Darier disease mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Darier disease?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Darier disease. Of the 2 causes of Darier disease that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Darier disease:

The following list of conditions have 'Darier disease' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Darier disease:

Darier-White disease, Psorospermosis follicularis vegetans, Keratosis follicularis (congenital), Acrokeratosis verruciformis of Hopf
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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