Nicholas Young

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Peeling Skin Syndrome

Peeling Skin Syndrome Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Peeling skin syndrome (PSS) refers to a rare group of heterogeneous autosomal recessive diseases that manifest as superficial skin peeling without mucosal peeling. Three types of PSS have been characterized based on the areas of skin affected, presence of systemic manifestations, and distinct genetic mutations. First,…

Vohwinkel Syndrome

Vohwinkel Syndrome Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Vohwinkel syndrome, also referred to as keratoderma hereditaria mutilans, is a rare autosomal dominant skin disorder resulting in a mutilating keratoderma of the hands and feet. Two types have been characterized that differ in clinical presentation and distinct gene mutations. What you should be alert for in…

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