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Chapter-02 Hereditary Disorders

BOOK TITLE: Illustrated Textbook of Dermatology

Author
1. Pasricha JS
2. Gupta Ramji
ISBN
9788180615658
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10378_2
Edition
3/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
12
Author Affiliations
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India, Indraprashtha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
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Abstract

Deals with a few commonly encountered hereditary disorders which are based on genetic defects. The diseases included are: various types of ichthyosiform dermatoses, keratodermas, epidermolysis bullosa, freckles, lentigines, xeroderma pigmentosum and albinism. The clinical description along with photographs, mode of inheritance and advice for treatment and prevention of the diseases are discussed.

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