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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.
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
See also: Darier, Ferdinand Jean