Indian Journal of Dermatology
: 2006  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 49--50

Lipoid proteinosis

Sumit Sen, Gautam Roy, Debabrata Bandopadhyay 
 Department of Dermatology, STD & Leprosy, R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India

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Lipoid proteinosis, a rare autosomal recessive disorder, results from the deposition of hyaline material in the skin, mucous membrane and different organs of the body resulting in a multitude of clinical manifestations. Here the case of a 12 year old boy, of non-consanguineous parcentage, with classical beaded papules along the eyelid margin, waxy facial skin and a history of repeated skin infections that left scars over his face and body. Apart from hoarseness of voice he had no other systemic manifestation. No other member in his family was involved.

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Sen S, Roy G, Bandopadhyay D. Lipoid proteinosis.Indian J Dermatol 2006;51:49-50

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Sen S, Roy G, Bandopadhyay D. Lipoid proteinosis. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2006 [cited 2022 May 21 ];51:49-50
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