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Image Number 1429 (Reticulate Acropigmentation of Dohi)


Diagnosis: Reticulate Acropigmentation of Dohi

Site: Hands and Feet

Sex: F

Age: 10


Description: Reticulate acral hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Acropigmentation of Dohi or also known as Dyschromatosis Symmetrica Hereditaria is inherlied most commonly as an autosomal-dominant trait. Patients develop progressive pigmented and depigmented macules, often mixed in a reticulate pattern, concentrated on the dorsal extremities. Lesions appear in infancy or early childhood and commonly stop spreading before adolescence. The pigmentary lesions last for life.

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