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A LATE ONSET CASE OF SPORADIC DYSCHROMATOSIS UNIVERSALIS HEREDITARIA

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Int J Med Res Health Sci. |

Authors: Meera Govindaraju, Thilak Sundararaj, Brindha Thangaraj
Int J Med Res Health Sci.2015;4(1):245-247 |   DOI:10.5958/2319-5886.2015.00044.2

ABSTRACT

Dyschromatosisuniversalishereditaria is an autosomal dominant inherited rare genodermatosis where in patient presents with hypopigmented and hyperpigmented macules of varying sizes in a reticulate pattern. We report a rare case of Dyschromatosisuniversalishereditaria in a 23 year old male patient with no affected family members suggesting the possibility of sporadic mutation. Patient born of non consanguineous marriage presented with both hypopigmented macules and hyperpigmentedkeratotic papuleswith progressive diffuse hyperpigmentation over the trunk and both the extremities. The other system examination was normal Histopathological examination showed pigment incontinence with collagenisation of the dermis. A diagnosis of Dyschromatosisuniversalishereditaria (DUH) was made based on history, clinical morphology and histopathology.

Keywords: Dyschromatosisuniversalis, Reticulate, Genodermatosis, Pigmentation

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