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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 703257, 4 pages
Case Report

Galli-Galli Disease: A Rare Acantholytic Variant of Dowling-Degos Disease

1Serviço de Dermatologia e Venereologia, Hospital de Braga, Apartado 2242, 4701-965 Braga, Portugal
2Dermatology Department, Centro de Dermatologia Médico-Cirúrgica de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Received 5 January 2011; Accepted 6 March 2011

Academic Editor: Robert S. Dawe

Copyright © 2011 J. Gomes et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Galli-Galli disease is a rare acantholytic variant of Dowling-Degos disease, with few cases reported in the literature. We describe a case of Galli-Galli disease and review the literature.