, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 316–317 | Cite as

MRI of a very rare hereditary ectodermal dysplasia: PIBI(D)S

  • A. Peserico
  • P. A. Battistella
  • P. Bertoli
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


PIBI(D)S is a acronym for a very rare autosomal recessive syndrome consisting of photosensivity, mild non-congenital ichthyosis, brittle cystine-deficient hair, impaired intelligence, occasionally decreased fertility and short stature. We report a 12-year-old female patient affected by PIBI(D)S with previously unreported MRI findings of central nervous system dysmyelination.

Key words

PIBI(D)S Trichothiodystrophy Central nervous system dysmyelination Magnetic resonance imaging Cockayne syndrome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Peserico
    • 1
  • P. A. Battistella
    • 2
  • P. Bertoli
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Clinica DermosifilopaticaUniversità di PadovaPaduaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di PediatriaUniversità di PadovaPaduaItaly

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