† Clinical features and treatment of keratoderma hereditaria mutilans (Vohwinkel's syndrome) are described in an 11-year-boy. The disease, in particular the mutilating complications (pseudo-ainhum), responded satisfactorily to the oral administration of etretinate, an aromatic retinoid.
(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:225-228)
Pang AFICS, Oranje AP, Vuzevki VD, Stolz E. Successful Treatment of Keratoderma Hereditaria Mutilans With an Aromatic Retinoid. Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(4):225–228. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650040041018
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: