Dyschromatosis ptychotropica: an unusual pigmentary disorder in a boy with epileptic encephalopathy and progressive atrophy of the central nervous system—a novel entity?


The skin and the central nervous system are tissues of common ectodermal origin and share a close ontogenetic relationship. Genetic diseases primarily affecting both organ systems are regularly encountered in both dermatological and neurological settings. Here, we report on a boy with epileptic encephalopathy, severe intellectual disability, optic atrophy… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-009-1046-5


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