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Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: report of a new pedigree.

Abstract
Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans is a rare, X-linked genodermatosis characterized by follicular hyperkeratosis, scarring alopecia of the scalp, eyebrows and eyelashes, corneal dystrophy and photophobia. We describe two cases from a large family, the first with keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans to be reported in the U.K.
AuthorsR M Herd, E C Benton
JournalThe British journal of dermatology (Br J Dermatol) Vol. 134 Issue 1 Pg. 138-42 (Jan 1996) ISSN: 0007-0963 [Print] ENGLAND
PMID8745901 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
Topics
  • Adult
  • Alopecia (genetics, pathology)
  • Child, Preschool
  • Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary (genetics)
  • Darier Disease (genetics, pathology)
  • Female
  • Genetic Linkage
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pedigree
  • Syndrome
  • X Chromosome

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