Laryngo-onycho-cutaneous syndrome: an inherited epithelial defect.

  title={Laryngo-onycho-cutaneous syndrome: an inherited epithelial defect.},
  author={Roderic J Phillips and DavidJ. Atherton and Maya Gibbs and Susan A Strobel and Brian Lake},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={70 4},
Three children with an unusual but clearly defined combination of clinical findings that appear to have been inherited in an autosomal recessive manner are described. All had developed laryngeal abnormalities, chronic skin ulceration, nail dystrophy, and conjunctival disease in infancy. In every case, dental enamel was hypoplastic and both skin and mucosal surfaces demonstrated increased susceptibility to trauma. Progression of disease occurred, to life threatening respiratory obstruction in… CONTINUE READING


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