Amor Khachemoune, MD

Ball Memorial Hospital

Articles

Woman With Vesicles and Crusts on Her Forehead

December 31, 2006

For 3 days, a 60-year-old woman hashad a tender rash on her forehead. Thelesions erupted 2 days after she sustainedminor trauma to the left side ofthe forehead (Figure 1); no scratchesor bleeding were associated with theinjury. She noted a burning sensationand mild tenderness at the site shortlybefore the lesions arose.

Darier's Disease

September 14, 2005

A 42-year-old woman presented with a papular eruption that first appeared during childhood. Severe pruritus, which worsened during the summer, accompanied the lesions. The patient reported that family members, including her mother and brother, had a similar skin problem.

Darier’s Disease

May 01, 2002

A 42-year-old woman presented with a papular eruption that first appeared during childhood. Severe pruritus, which worsened during the summer, accompanied the lesions. The patient reported that family members, including her mother and brother, had a similar skin problem. A biopsy of a characteristic lesion on the patient’s chest revealed diffuse acantholytic dyskeratosis, which confirmed the clinical diagnosis of Darier’s disease.