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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 198-200

Neurofibromatosis, Down's syndrome, and acquired abnormalities

1 Department of Dermatology and STD, Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Departments of Dermatology and STD, Dr. VRK Women's Medical College, Teaching Hospital and Research Centre, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Orthodontics, Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Syed Yousuf Ali
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.182362

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We report a patient with Down's syndrome and neurofibromatosis who presented with a keloid, sebaceous cyst and acanthosis nigricans, along with dental and ophthalmological defects. The coexistence of neurofibromatosis type 1 and Down's syndrome which are two unrelated genetic conditions is itself a rarity.

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