• A patient who had recently had a renal transplant was on a maintenance regimen of azathioprine and prednisone. She developed a florid, scaling, papular eruption clinically identical to Darier disease. Biopsy specimens and skin scrapings, however, showed a scabietic infestation. We believe that this highly atypical presentation, which had several features found in Norwegian scabies, was due to a muted inflammatory response that permitted a great proliferation of the mites.
(Arch Dermatol 112:73-74, 1976)
Anolik MA, Rudolph RI. Scabies Simulating Darier Disease in an Immunosuppressed Host. Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(1):73-74. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630250037011