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European Journal of Dermatology


Multiple warty dyskeratomas of the scalp: report of a new case and literature review Volume 28, issue 4, July-August 2018


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1 Dept. of Dermatology, Ed. Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France
2 Private Dermatology Practice, Glyfada, Greece
3 Private Pathology Laboratory, Athens, Greece

Warty dyskeratoma (WD) is a rare cutaneous proliferative lesion first described in 1957 [1], also reported as “isolated dyskeratosis follicularis” [2]. It manifests clinically as a single, warty/keratotic, occasionally umbilicated, papule or nodule, and usually presents on the head/neck region of middle-aged adults [3,4]. Microscopically, WD presents as a cup-shaped epidermal invagination showing epithelial hyperplasia, suprabasal acantholysis, and dyskeratosis, i.e. very similar to Darier's disease [...]