Dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria (reticulate acropigmentation of Dohi): report of a Japanese family with the condition and a literature review of 185 cases.

@article{Oyama1999DyschromatosisSH,
  title={Dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria (reticulate acropigmentation of Dohi): report of a Japanese family with the condition and a literature review of 185 cases.},
  author={Masafumi Oyama and Hiroshi Shimizu and Yoshihiro Ohata and Shingo Tajima and Takeji Nishikawa},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={140 3},
  pages={491-6}
}
We report a Japanese family with dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria (DSH) (MIM 127400 in McKusick's Mendelian Inheritance in Man), a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis, predominantly occurring among Japanese and Korean individuals. Members of the present family affected with the disease showed a mixture of hyperpigmented and hypopigmented macules distributed on the face and the dorsal aspects of the extremities, which are typical of DSH. As most of the literature on DSH has been written… CONTINUE READING

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