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May 1971

Unusual Dyschromia in a Malnourished Infant

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Dr. Petrozzi is now at US Army Hospital, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;103(5):515-519. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000170049013

An unusual case of generalized dyschromia occurred in a Negro infant. Although clinically suggestive of a genodermatosis it is felt that the abnormal pigmentary findings may represent the manifestations of malnutrition occurring during the early months of life.