Chinese Journal of Dermatology ›› 2023, Vol. 56 ›› Issue (8): 787-788.doi: 10.35541/cjd.20201176

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Gardner-Diamond syndrome

Tan Yan, Qian Yuetong, Ma Donglai   

  1. Department of Dermatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China
  • Received:2020-12-09 Revised:2021-08-05 Online:2023-08-15 Published:2023-08-07
  • Contact: Ma Donglai

Abstract: 【Abstract】 Gardner-Diamond syndrome is a rare skin disease characterized by recrudescent, spontaneous, tender ecchymoses, and mostly affects psychologically disturbed adult women. The positive autoerythrocyte sensitization test has noticeable diagnostic significance. Currently, there is no specific therapy for Gardner-Diamond syndrome. This review summarizes advances in the pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of this disease.

Key words: Gardner-Diamond syndrome, Autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome, Psychogenic purpura