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Dermatological clues to the diagnosis of atypical complete DiGeorge syndrome

  • Author(s): Seminario-Vidal, Lucia
  • Kole, Lauren
  • Knapp, Charles
  • Fort, Prem
  • Kankirawatana, Suthida
  • Atkinson, T Prescott
  • McKay, Kristopher M
  • Theos, Amy
  • et al.
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Abstract

Atypical complete DiGeorge syndrome (DGS) is an extremely rare congenital disease characterized by an eczematous dermatitis, lymphadenopathy, and an oligoclonal T-cell proliferation. Because its initial presentation may be confused with other types of eczematous dermatitis, diagnosis and treatment are usually delayed. We describe herein a case of an infant with atypical complete DGS to draw attention to the clinical and histopathological findings that lead us to the diagnosis.

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