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Taenzer's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Unna-Taenzer disease

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A skin disease characterized by follicular red papules beginning in the eyebrows, spreading to neighbouring areas of the face and scalp, falling out of hair, and scarring.

Description

A skin disease characterized by follicular red papules beginning in the eyebrows, spreading to neighbouring areas of the face and scalp, falling out of hair, and scarring.

Bibliography

  • P. Tänzer:
    Über das Ulerythema ophryogenes, eine noch nicht beschriebene Hautkrankheit.
    Monatshefte für praktische Dermatologie, Hamburg, 1889, 8: 197-208.
  • P. G. Unna:
    The Histopathology of the Diseases of the Skin.
    New York, Clay, 1896. Pages 1086-1089.

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