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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-35

Monilethrix with holt-oram syndrome: Case report of a rare association


Department of Dermatology, Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Vivek Shah
Department of Dermatology, Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai - 600 003, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.153455

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Congenital hypotrichosis may be due to a number of causes and may have multiple systemic associations. A child born of second-degree consanguineous marriage was found to have monilethrix as the cause of congenital hypotrichosis. A detailed systemic evaluation in the child revealed atrial septal defect and a hypoplastic right thumb leading to a diagnosis of coexisting Holt-Oram syndrome.


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