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Waardenburg syndrome: when the eyes speak the truth
  1. Rajsmita Bhattacharjee,
  2. Sunil Dogra,
  3. Keshavamurthy Vinay
  1. Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Keshavamurthy Vinay, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India; vinay.keshavmurthy{at}gmail.com

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A 30-year-old woman presented to us for the treatment of post acne scars. On examination, she was observed to have broad nasal root and unusually large intercanthal distance (dystopia canthorum, figure 1). On closer inspection with a dermatoscope, her irises were found to be multicoloured (brown and blue, figure 2). On enquiry, she admitted to having a white forelock of hair which she had dyed black and had …

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  • Contributors KV and SD planned and supervised the study. RB conducted and drafted the manuscript.

  • 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.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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