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A Young Female with Generalized Mottled Pigmentation

  • Swetalina Pradhan
  • Kananbala Sahu
Chapter
Part of the Clinical Cases in Dermatology book series (CLIDADE)

Abstract

Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria is an autosomal dominant condition with an onset in infancy or early childhood and is characterized by generalized mottled pigmentation. Palm, sole and oral mucosa too may be affected. The nails may be hyperpigmented and dystrophic with pterygium formation. The condition is benign and does not cause significant morbidity. However, it follows a progressive course. There is no effective treatment.

Keywords

Mottled pigmentation Reticulate pigmentary disorders Dyschromatosis Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Swetalina Pradhan
    • 1
  • Kananbala Sahu
    • 2
  1. 1.All India Institute of Medical SciencesPatnaIndia
  2. 2.All India Institute of Medical SciencesBhubaneswarIndia

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