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Brauer's syndrome II

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Hereditary focal pigmented nevi, similar to forceps lesions, of the forehead and chin associated with either the absence of eyelashes or double rows of eyelashes and aplasia of the sweat glands in the lesions. Protuberant nose. Both sexes affected; present from birth. Autosomal dominant inheritance. Etiology unknown.


  • A. Brauer:
    Heréditärer symmetrischer systematisierte Naevus aplasticus bei 38 Personen.
    Dermatologische Wochenschrift, Hamburg, 1929, 89: 1163-1168.

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