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August 1981

Rubinstein-Taybi SyndromeCutaneous Manifestations and Colossal Keloids

Author Affiliations

From the Developmental Disability Clinic, Flower Hospital (Dr Stiller), and the Department of Dermatology, New York Medical College (Dr Selmanowitz), New York.

Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(8):504-506. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650080058030

• There are many cutaneous abnormalities in the disorder consisting of mental retardation, broad thumbs and great toes, and characteristic facies known as the Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome. The findings highlighted in this case report are numerous and include, particularly, a tendency to form keloids, hypertrichosis, unusual dermatoglyphics, seborrheic dermatitis, and a possible increased susceptibility to dermatophyte infection.

(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:504-506)