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March 1964

Dyskeratosis Congenita: A Case With New Features

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, and the Department of Dermatology, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(3):345-349. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590270031007

The 13th case of dyskeratosis congenita is reported. The many ectodermal and mesodermal abnormalities recorded in this syndrome are reviewed. The case reported is the first in a Negro and showed the previously unrecorded abnormalities: schizophrenia, scarring alopecia, and congenital malformation of the middle ear.

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