• Dyspigmentation of skin as a clue to the diagnosis of dystonia in a 10-year old child

    One year ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    Dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria is an uncommon pigmentary genodermatosis characterized by the presence of hyper- and hypopigmented macules on the dorsal aspects of the extremities. The association of neurological disorders with DSH have rarely been reported in literature. In this article we describe herein a 10- year-old- girl who presented to us with dystonic features with dyspigmentation of skin, and the diagnosis of DSH was made possible after histopathological examination of the involved skin.
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