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April 1974

Rectal Mucosa Involvement in Keratosis Follicularis

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;109(4):560-561. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630040066019

A patient had typical keratosis follicularis (Darier disease). During the course of his treatment, he complained of pruritus ani. Subsequently, involvement of the rectal mucosa by the disease process was demonstrated by proctoscopy and examination of the biopsy specimen.

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