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July 1985

Localized Darier's Disease of the Scalp Complicated by Trichophyton tonsurans Infection

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology (Drs Wheeland and Donaldson) and Microbiology (Dr Bulmer), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City. Dr Wheeland is now with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr Donaldson is now in private practice in Provo, Utah.

Arch Dermatol. 1985;121(7):905-907. doi:10.1001/archderm.1985.01660070095025

• A unique form of localized keratosis follicularis (Darier's disease) of the scalp occurred in a mother and daughter. The presence of secondary bacterial and fungal infection was responsible for a delay in establishing an accurate diagnosis of the true nature of their disorder.

(Arch Dermatol 1985;121:905-907)