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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 72  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 449-451

Variant of Vohwinkel«SQ»s syndrome

Mir Mubashir Ali, Gatha M Upadya 
 Department of Dermatology, Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore, India

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Gatha M Upadya
Department of Dermatology, KMC Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore - 575 001

A 28-year-old female born to consanguineous parents, presented with progressive palmoplantar keratoderma since the age of six months and a constricting band on right fourth finger of one year duration. There was history of similar complaints being present in two other family members. Associated clinical findings included starfish-shaped cornified plaques on knuckles, resorption of distal phalanges and keratotic plaques on elbows, groins and knees. The patient was mentally sound and had normal audiometry. Biopsy from hyperkeratotic plaque showed hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, increased granular layer and papillomatosis. Gene mapping for loricrin mutation was found to be negative.

How to cite this article:
Ali MM, Upadya GM. Variant of Vohwinkel's syndrome.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006;72:449-451

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Ali MM, Upadya GM. Variant of Vohwinkel's syndrome. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Oct 1 ];72:449-451
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