John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


A case of Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome accompanied by colon polyposis and oral papillomatosis Volume 28, issue 5, September-October 2018


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1 Department of Dermatology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-39-22 Showa, Maebashi, Gunma 371-8511, Japan
2 Department of Dermatology, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu-cho, Hirosaki 036-8562, Japan
a These authors contributed equally

A 44-year-old Japanese man was referred to our department in 2016 with a 14-year history of multiple facial papules. According to the patient, his farther had similar cutaneous lesions. Physical examination revealed multiple, skin-coloured, 1-2-mm, dome-shaped papules on the face, neck and upper back (figure 1A, B), and multiple papillomatous hyperplastic lesions of the gingiva (figure 1C). Histological examination of the papule on the upper back revealed dilated hair follicles with elongated epithelial [...]