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July 1965

Unusual Familial Hypopigmentary Anomaly

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1965;92(1):54-55. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600130060009

A hitherto unreported bilateral and symmetrical hypopigmentary anomaly is reported in five members of a Negro family. The pattern of inheritance would appear to be autosomal dominant and it is concluded that this is a benign pigmentary alteration unrelated to underlying disease.