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Olmsted syndrome--congenital palmoplantar and periorificial keratoderma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6232300     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We are reporting the third case of the Olmsted syndrome, an entity that has received little attention in the medical literature. The syndrome consists of congenital diffuse, sharply marginated keratoderma of the palms and soles, onychodystrophy , constrictions of digits, and periorificial keratoses. Our patient, in addition, had congenital universal alopecia, absence of a premolar tooth, leukokeratosis of oral tissue, and hyperlaxity of the joints. The differential diagnosis includes hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia of the Clouston type, pachyonychia congenita, acrodermatitis enteropathica, keratoma hereditarium mutilans of Vohwinkel , mal de Meleda , and other forms of palmoplantar keratodermas . This patient had originally been reported as having acrodermatitis enteropathica, a condition with which the Olmsted syndrome can easily be confused.
Authors:
Y Poulin; H O Perry; S A Muller
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1984 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-20     Completed Date:  1984-06-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  600-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Alopecia / congenital
Biopsy
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Joint Instability / congenital
Keratoderma, Palmoplantar / congenital*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Male
Pedigree
Skin / pathology
Syndrome

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