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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 73  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 280-

Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis with a rare digital contracture

Department of Skin, STD and Leprosy, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India

Correspondence Address:
Sudip Das
NRS Medical College and Hospital, Skin, STD and Leprosy Department, Room no-18 and 19, OPD Building, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata-14
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.33652

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A sixteen year-old male patient with no history of consanguinity in the family, reported with patchy, thickened lichenified plaques over the whole body. Some areas had normal skin while some were Blaschkoid lesions. The child had delayed milestones along with hypogonadism. Digital contracture with palmoplantar keratoderma was present. Histopathology showed characteristic vacuolar degeneration of the upper epidermis and suprabasilar keratinocytes with hyperkeratosis.


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