Cronkhite-Canada syndrome: report of two cases, biopsy findings in the associated alopecia, and a new treatment option.


Two patients with Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) are reported, both of whom had diffuse alopecia, nail and skin changes, gastrointestinal polyposis, diarrhea, and wasting. A scalp biopsy was performed in one patient, and the specimen showed a marked noninflammatory loss of follicular units, miniaturization of the hair shafts, markedly dilated follicles… (More)


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