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Van Lohuizen's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Van Lohuizen's disease

Synonyms

Congenital generalized phlebectasia syndrome, cutis marmorata teleangiectatica congenita, livedo reticularis congenitalis, phlebectasia congenita, phleboctasia congenita generalisata.

Related people

A rare congenital skin disease characterized by Localized or generalized network of dilated veins in the skin, asociated with spider nevi and small ulcers.

Description

A rare congenital skin disease characterized by Localized or generalized network of dilated veins in the skin, asociated with spider nevi and small ulcers. Usually sporadic. Autosomal recessive occurence also reported.

Bibliography

  • C. H. J. van Lohuizen:
    Über eine seltene angeborene Hautanomalie (Cutis marmorata teleangiectatica congenita).
    Acta Dermato-Venerologica, Stockholm, 1922, 3: 202-211.

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