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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 300-302

Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis in siblings


Department of Pediatrics, G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Valkodai Ramanathan Ravikumar
Department of Pediatrics, G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, P. B No. 6327, Nethaji Road, Pappanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore - 641 037, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_76_17

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Background: Juvenile Hyaline Fibromatosis is a rare autosomal recessive connective tissue disorder. Case Characteristics: Three year old girl with multiple facial nodules, gingival hypertrophy and multiple joint contractures. Her sibling, male child also had similar findings which was progressive and he died at 2 years. Outcome: Nodule biopsy showed extensively hyalinised dermis with PAS positivity. Message: Juvenile Hyaline Fibromatosis is a differential diagnosis for children presenting with multiple nodular lesions.


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