Strong evidence links mevalonate kinase gene (MVK) mutations to disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP)

Strong evidence links mevalonate kinase gene (MVK) mutations to disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP)

Researchers have found strong evidence linking  MVK gene mutations  to DSAP.  A mutation in the MVK gene could prevent or reduce the cells’ defense against harmful rays from the sun  In late 2012 a group of researchers performed exome sequencing  in one unaffected and two affected members of a DSAP family. Exome sequencing allows scientists to […]

What does DSAP actually mean?

What does DSAP actually mean?

Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis: Have you ever broken the words down and figured out what each one actually means? Most people can barely pronounce Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis, much less understand what it really means. Since it’s a rainy Sunday and I can’t go outside to kayak or any of the other things that undoubtedly makes […]

Best concealers to hide your DSAP spots

Best concealers to hide your DSAP spots

While covering up your DSAP spots is certainly not a cure and isn’t always full proof, it sometimes does the trick so you don’t feel so self-conscious when you’re wearing a dress, shorts or a short sleeve shirt. Over the years I’ve tried out several different concelaer/ body coverup products and as well as talking to others with […]