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Pasini's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Pasini’s epidermolysis bullosa

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A form of epidermolysis bullosa marked by small, firm, white perifollicular papules appearing on the trunk, especially lumbosacral region.

Description

A form of epidermolysis bullosa marked by small, firm, white perifollicular papules appearing on the trunk, especially lumbosacral region, slowly enlarging to 15 mm. Features of hyperplastic epidermolysis bullosa. Aetiology unknown. Both sexes affected, onset usually in late childhood or adulthood. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

  • A. Pasini:
    Distrofia cutanea bullosa–atrofizzante ed albo-papuloide.
    Giornale italiano di dermatologia e sifilologia, Milano, 1928, 69: 558-564.

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