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Becker-Reuter syndrome

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A condition characterized by the presence of discrete or confluent brown macules on the neck and forearm. Absence of telangiectasia and atrophic changes. Reported in females; appear in early infancy. Etiology unknown.


  • S. W. Becker, M. J. Reuter:
    Familial pigmentary anomaly.
    Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology, Chicago, 1939, 40: 987-998.

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