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Year : 2019 | Volume : 7 | Issue : 1 | Page : 27 - 29  


Case Reports
Rare association of Pachyonychia Congenita Type 1 and vitiligo: a case report

Sandeep Kodali1*, Sai Kranthi Kumar Nadimpalli2

Mythri Dermatology Experts, 49b, Sai Raj Building, 1st Floor, Kavuri Hills, Madhapur,  Hyderabad, Telangana, India

*Corresponding Author:

Email: sandeep_kodali@yahoo.com                                                                                                            

Summary: 

Pachyonychia congenita, a rare group of genodermatoses, is a disorder of keratinization, characterized mainly bynail hypertrophy and dyskeratoses of skin and mucous membranes. Four types have been described depending upon the genes involved and the presenting features. Various other features have been described in association with pachyonychia congenita. We hereby present a rare association of pachyonychia congenita with vitiligo, wherein only one such case has been recorded till date.

Key words: Pachyonycia, type, features





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