Infantile systemic hyalinosis: report of four cases of a disease, fatal in infancy, apparently different from juvenile systemic hyalinosis.

@article{Landing1986InfantileSH,
  title={Infantile systemic hyalinosis: report of four cases of a disease, fatal in infancy, apparently different from juvenile systemic hyalinosis.},
  author={Benjamin H. Landing and R L Nadorra},
  journal={Pediatric pathology},
  year={1986},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={55-79}
}
Four female Mexican-American infants, two siblings, had widespread deposit of hyaline material in skin, gastrointestinal tract, adrenals, urinary bladder, ovaries, skeletal muscles, thymus, parathyroids, and other loci. Clinical features included thickness and focal nodularity of skin, relatively short limbs and neck, gum hypertrophy, hypotonia and reduced movement, joint contractures, osteoporosis, growth failure, diarrhea, and recurrent infections. Clinical onset was in the first week, and… CONTINUE READING

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