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- generalized lentiginosis
- generalized lentiginosis syndromes
- leopard syndrome
- cardiac defects
- café noir spots
Dermatology consultation was sought for a 15-year-old boy with generalised lentiginosis since infancy (figure 1A). He also had darkly pigmented, irregular, larger lesions up to 2 cm in size suggestive of café noir spots1 (figure 1B).
Dermoscopy revealed pigment network, black dots and dark globules (figure 2A). He also had facial dysmorphism, low set ears, significant growth retardation and below average IQ of 82. Puberty was not attained yet in the patient …
Contributors AG and DD had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: AG and SK. Acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data: DA, BDR, SK and AG. Drafting of the manuscript: AG, SK and DD. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: DD and BDR.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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