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Gottron's sign

Alternative eponyms

  • Gottron’s syndrome
  • Gottron-Hudelo syndrome

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A disturbance of connective tissue affecting prevalent distal extremities.

Description

A disturbance of connective tissue affecting prevalent distal extremities. Marked by symmetrical violaceous to erythematous patches or papules which may progress to atrophic areas with telangiectasia. Normal hair and eyes. Prevalent in females. Autosomal recessive inheritance.

Bibliography

  • H. A. Gottron:
    Congenital angelegte symmetrische progressive Erythrokeratodermie.
    Zeitschrift für Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten, 1922, 4: 493-494.

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