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Nevus comedonicus syndrome

Nevus comedonicus syndrome: Introduction

Nevus comedonicus syndrome: A rare condition characterized by the development of large comedones which can occur in groups or linear arrangements. The skin lesions tend to occur mainly on the face, neck, arms and trunk. If it is associated with other congenital malformations, it is called a syndrome. There are a variety of possible malformations that can occur in the syndromic form e.g. skeletal defects, brain anomalies and eye problems such as cataracts. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nevus comedonicus syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Nevus comedonicus syndrome

Treatments for Nevus comedonicus syndrome

  • Additional syndromic features are treated as they occur. Skin symptoms may not need treatment if they aren't problematic. Various treatments may be employed for cosmetic reasons. Topical therapies may improve the appearance of skin lesions: salicylic acid, ammonium lactate lotion and topical retinoic acid. More severe skin symptoms may require the use of isotretinoin
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Nevus comedonicus syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Nevus comedonicus syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Nevus comedonicus syndrome

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Definitions of Nevus comedonicus syndrome:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Nevus comedonicus syndrome as a "rare disease".
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  1. Nevus comedonicus syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

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