Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences

Document Type: Case Report(s)


1 Department of Dermatology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences

2 Department of Internal Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences


Nekam's disease is a rare dermatosis characterized by a distinctive seborrheic dermatitis with prominent facial eruption.  It is further associated with violaceous, papular, and/or nodular lesions on the extremities and trunk, typically arranged in a linear and reticulate pattern.  Herein, describe a patient with Nekam's disease, which resembled Darier’s disease in clinical manifestation.  The patient responded partially to the treatment with oral isotretinoin.