dyskeratoma

dyskeratoma

 [dis″ker-ah-to´mah]
a tumor from the keratinocytes, characterized by abnormal, imperfect, or premature keratin development. See illustration.
Warty dyskeratoma. From Dorland's, 2000.
warty dyskeratoma a solitary brownish red nodule with a soft, yellowish, central keratotic plug, most commonly occurring on the face, neck, scalp, or axilla, or in the mouth; histologically it resembles an individual lesion of keratosis follicularis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dys·ker·a·to·ma

(dis'ker-ă-tō'mă),
A skin tumor exhibiting dyskeratosis.
[dys- + G. keras, horn, + -oma, tumor]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dys·ker·a·to·ma

(dis-ker'ă-tō'mă)
A skin tumor exhibiting dyskeratosis.
[dys- + G. keras, horn, + -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Warty dyskeratoma (WD) is an unusual benign tumour with a follicular origin.
Warty dyskeratoma is an uncommon benign tumour first reported by Helwig in 1954 as "isolated Darier's disease" [1].
Baran reported a subungual dyskeratoma in the fingernail, with the clinical appearance of longitudinal erythronychia.
Isonokami and Higashi reported another case of subungual warty dyskeratoma in a young woman's fingernail, accompanied with pain.
Erythronychia, especially red longitudinal streaks in the nail plate, is usually associated with glomus tumour, Bowen's disease, warty dyskeratoma, onychopapilloma, and melanoma in rare cases [10].
Guillen, "Numerous umbilicated papules on the trunk: multiple warty dyskeratoma," American Journal of Dermatopathology, vol.
Abdelmalek, "Treatment of warty dyskeratoma with tazarotenic acid," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
These findings are classical of Darier's disease, but are also found in Hailey Hailey disease, Grover's disease and warty dyskeratoma. (9)
It is clinically differentiated by PAD and histologically by warty dyskeratoma. We are reporting this case for its morphological rarity.