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Touraine's syndrome III

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A familial, possibly autosomal dominant disorder in which facial freckles are associated with mental retardation.


  • A. Touraine:
    Une nouvelle neuro-ectodermose congenitale: la lentiginose centro-faciale et ses dysplasies associées.
    Annales de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1941, 8: 453-473.
  • A. Touraine:
    Lentiginose centro-faciale et dysplasies associées. Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, 1941, 48: 518-522.
  • I. Dociu, O. Galaction-Nitelea, N. Sirjita, V. Murgu:
    Centrofacial lentiginosis.
    British Journal of Dermatology, Oxford, 1976, 94: 39-43.
We thank Volker Paech, Bochum, Germany, for information submitted.

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