Fox-Fordyce Disease: Two Cases in Patients with Turner Syndrome

Patrizi, A.; Orlandi, C.; Neri, I.; Fanti, P. A.; Mazzanti, L.
March 1999
Acta Dermato-Venereologica;03/18/99, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p83
Academic Journal
Presents a case of fox-forcedyce in two patients with turner syndrome under treatment with growth hormone. Emphasis on keratin obstruction of the upper limits of the apocrine duct; Presence of spongiotic vesicles in eccrine gland acrosyringia; Manifestations of the syndrome.


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