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European Journal of Dermatology


Familial occurrence of nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn: another case of paradominant inheritance? Volume 11, issue 2, March - April 2001


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Department of Dermatology, Policlinico Umberto I°, University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy.
  • Key words: nevus sebaceus, mosaicism, paradominant inheritance.
  • Page(s) : 97-8
  • Published in: 2001

We describe two sibs (a boy and a girl) suffering from linear nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn. The parents are not affected. This rare pattern of familial occurrence prompts us to suggest that these sibs represent a case of paradominant inheritance of a mosaic disorder.