European Journal of Dermatology


Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome - differential diagnosis of disseminated connective tissue lesions Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Charité, Medical Faculty of the Humboldt University, Schumannstr. 20-21, 10117 Berlin, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 576-9
  • Année de parution : 2001

The Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome is an autosomal dominantly inherited syndrome of variable expression characterized by association of disseminated connective tissue nevi and osteopoikilosis [1, 2]. The two symptoms may arise at different ages, therefore the diagnosis and differentiation from papular acne scars, fibroelastolytic papulosis of the neck, papular elastorrhexis and inherited syndromes with connective tissue disorders, i.e. pseudoxanthoma [...]