Am J Dermatopathol 2017 May;39(5):370-373
*Divisions of Dermatopathology and Dermatology, Department of Pathology, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY; †Division of Dermatology, Upper Hudson Valley Dermatology, Castleton, NY; and ‡Departments of Dermatology, Microbiology/Medical Genetics, and Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.
The co-existence of Darier disease (DD) and acrokeratosis verruciformis of Hopf (AKV) has been noted for decades and the relationship between the 2 entities remains controversial. Although, it has been shown that both diseases are associated with mutations in ATPA2 gene, it is yet to be determined if they are the same disease, or separate but allelic, or interlinked in some other fashion. Herein, the authors report the case of a 13-year-old girl presenting with shiny flat-topped verruca plana-like papules, on the dorsal hands and feet and red-brown crusted papules on her forehead and along the sides of her neck. Read More