John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Dermoscopic characteristics of transient acantholytic dermatosis (Grover's disease) Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017


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Department of Dermatology, Venerology, and Allergology; University Medical Center, Ruprecht-Karl University, Heidelberg, Germany

Grover's disease (GD), also known as transient acantholytic dermatosis, is a rare skin disorder characterized by multiple pruritic, small, brownish-red papules that mainly affect the trunk in older men [1]. The exact pathogenesis of GD still remains unclear. Histopathology of GD is typically characterized by acantholysis with or without dyskeratosis [1]. Variations in histological patterns have led to the definition of several subtypes, including the most frequent Darier-like and spongiotic subtypes [...]