Darier's sign


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Darier's sign

[däryāz′]
Etymology: Jean F. Darier, French dermatologist, 1856-1938
a burning or itching sensation induced by stroking skin lesions in cases of urticaria pigmentosa. The area may become raised and red.

Darier's sign

The skin change produced when the skin lesion in urticaria pigmentosa is rubbed briskly. The area usually begins to itch and becomes raised and surrounded by erythema. See: mastocytosis; urticaria pigmentosa
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Darier's sign is often present in these lesions, and bullae may develop.