Familial dyskeratotic comedones. A report of three cases and review of the literature.

@article{Hall1987FamilialDC,
  title={Familial dyskeratotic comedones. A report of three cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Jenny R Hall and W L Holder and John Knox and Regina Verani},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1987},
  volume={17 5 Pt 1},
  pages={808-14}
}
Three family members, at initial evaluation, had generalized comedonal lesions with histologic changes of acantholysis and dyskeratosis. A total of nine cases of this entity, termed familial dyskeratotic comedones, have been documented in the literature. It appears to have autosomal dominant inheritance and onset in childhood or adolescence. Lesions are asymptomatic except for occasional pruritus or inflammation, and general health is undisturbed. A history of acne vulgaris is seen in four of… CONTINUE READING