Sridhar Dronavalli

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Epidermal Nevus syndromes

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination The epidermal nevus syndrome encompasses a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by wide-spread whorls or bands of epidermal or appendageal cell types associated with one or more systemic abnormalities, with the central nervous system, eyes, and skeleton being most frequently involved. The cutaneous lesions…

Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is a cutaneous vascular malformation defined by persistent reticulate erythema (cutis marmorata). It may present with a variety of congenital anomalies, most commonly hypoplasia or hyperplasia of the affected limb. CMTC invariably presents at birth…

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