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Pachyonychia Congenita

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Abstract

Pachyonychia congenita (PC) is a group of rare genetically inherited diseases characterized by nail dystrophy and by varying features of ectodermal dysplasias. There are two major clinical subtypes recognized: type I with oral leukokeratosis and type II with multiple pilosebaceous cysts (Çelebi et al. 1999).

Keywords

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Epidermolysis Bullosa Hidradenitis Suppurativa Nail Plate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical Genetics, Shriners Hospitals for ChildrenShreveportUSA
  2. 2.Perinatal and Clinical Genetics, Department of PediatricsLSU Health Sciences CenterShreveportUSA

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