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Definition

An autosomal dominant disease characterized by keratopathy with neovascularization, bilateral corneal opacification, palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, dyshidrosis, dystrophic nails, and recurrent keratoacanthomas in palmoplantar skin as well as in conjunctival and corneal epithelia. In addition, patients experience a high susceptibility to malignant squamous cell carcinoma.

Acronym

MSPC

Synonyms

CIDED
Corneal intraepithelial dyskeratosis and ectodermal dysplasia

Keywords

Ectodermal dysplasia

 
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