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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 78  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 350--353

Familial progressive hypo- and hyperpigmentation: A variant case


1 Department of Dermatology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Anhui, China
2 The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Correspondence Address:
Wen-yuan Zhu
Department of Dermatology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, 300 Guangzhou Road, Nanjing 210029
China
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.95453

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Familial progressive hyper- and hypopigmentation (FPHH) is characterized by diffuse hyperpigmentation with variable intensity. Cafe'-au-lait macules and larger hypopigmented ash-leaf macules are also present. Herein, we reported a variant case of FPHH. The patient was a two-year-old Chinese girl showing diffuse hyper- and hypopigmented lesions, longitudinal melanonychia in both thumbs, and infantile seizures, without any lentigines.






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