Dowling-Degos disease is defined as a condition related to the skin, whereby a lacy or net-like pattern of dark skin coloring develops, particularly in the creases and folds of the body. This disease is also known as “Dark Dot Disease”. Dowling-Degos disease is primarily caused by genetics, if there is a history of this condition in the family. It is important for a person, who is affected by this disease to consult a dermatologist for effective treatment or surgery.
HOW IS DOWLING-DEGOS DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
Skin changes due to this condition generally appear first in the groin region and the armpits.