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Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria in a young Nigerian female

Published on Jul 1, 2009in International Journal of Dermatology1.79
· DOI :10.1111/j.1365-4632.2009.03290.x
Sm Yusuf5
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Muhammad Sani Mijinyawa4
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+ 1 AuthorsAz Mohammed11
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Abstract
Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria (DUH) is a clinically heterogeneous disorder that shows generalized mottled pigmentation. It occurs most commonly in Japanese persons, with sporadic reports from South Africa, India, and Iraq. Histopathology reveals a variable degree of pigmentary incontinence. Although the precise etiology of this disorder is not yet known, the clinicopathological findings implicate an inherent abnormality of melanosomes or melanin processing. We describe a case in a young Nigerian girl.
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