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Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria

Disease definition

A rare, genetic, pigmentation anomaly of the skin characterized by generalized, irregularly shaped, asymptomatic, hyper- and hypopigmented macules distributed in a reticular pattern involving the trunk, limbs, and sometimes the face. The palms, soles and mucosa are usually not affected. Systemic abnormalities have been rarely reported.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: L81.8
  • OMIM: 127500  612715  615402
  • UMLS: C1306229
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 1996
  • MedDRA: -
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