Naevus comedonicus in homozygous twins

Y C Giam, B H Ong, V S Rajan
Dermatologica 1981, 162 (4): 249-53
This is the first case report of bilateral naevus comedonicus seen in a pair of twins in Singapore. 3 other family members were similarly affected. Though both sexes were affected, there were more males affected as compared to females. Recent reports support a familial inheritance. Our pedigree showed an autosomal dominant inheritance. The extensive involvement seen in the twins suggest that they may be homozygous for this condition.

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