Dyskeratosis congenita: a rare case report

  • Banasree Roy R.M.O. cum Clinical Tutor, Dr. B.C.Roy Postgraduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences, Kolkata
  • Gobinda Mondal Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Medicine, Burdwan Medical College, West Bengal
  • Dilip Kumar Paul Medical Superintendent cum Vice Principal, Dr. B.C. Roy Postgraduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences, Kolkata
  • Abul Kalam Assistant Professor, Dr. B.C.Roy Postgraduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences, Kolkata 70054, West Bengal
  • Kausambi Basu Senior Resident, Dr. B.C.Roy Postgraduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences, Kolkata 70054, West Bengal
Keywords: Hyperpigmentation, nail dystrophy, leucoplakia

Abstract

Dyskeratosis congenita is a rare congenital disorder affecting mainly the integumentary system. It is a progressive disease with involvement of bone marrow. A triad of hyperpigmentation, nail dystrophy and leucoplakia are characteristic of this disease.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v33i3.8166  

J. Nepal Paediatr. Soc. 2013;33(3):223-226

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Abstract
633
PDF
522
Published
2013-12-16
How to Cite
Roy, B., Mondal, G., Paul, D., Kalam, A., & Basu, K. (2013). Dyskeratosis congenita: a rare case report. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 33(3), 223-226. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v33i3.8166
Section
Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series