John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Hailey-Hailey disease diagnosed based on an exacerbation of contact dermatitis with topical crotamiton Volume 24, numéro 2, March-April 2014


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1 Department of Dermatology,
Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
University of Toyama, 2630 Sugitani,
Toyama, 930-0194,
2 Department of Dermatology,
Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine,
Hirosaki, Aomori, 036-8562,

Hailey-Hailey disease (HHD; OMIM #169600), also known as benign familial chronic pemphigus, is a rare hereditary condition characterized by the formation of blisters at sites of friction. HHD is caused by mutations in the ATP2C1 gene. We herein describe a patient with HHD who was diagnosed following the exacerbation of skin lesions resulting from contact dermatitis induced by crotamiton. A 67-year-old female was admitted with complaints of itchy eruptions on the right sole, groin and trunk. She had [...]