Medical Definition of Darier's disease
: a genetically determined skin condition characterized by patches of keratotic papules—called also keratosis follicularis
Biographical Note for darier's disease
Darier \dȧr-yā\play ,
Jean Ferdinand (1856–1938), French dermatologist. Darier is known for classic descriptions of three conditions affecting the skin: the hereditary dermatosis now known as Darier's disease (1889), acanthosis nigricans (1893), and the skin eruptions associated with tuberculosis (1896).
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