GENETIC DISEASES OR GENODERMATOSES

By Gary M. White, MD


There is an explosion of knowledge about genetic syndromes and their causes. The truth is you can't memorize them all. But you don't have to! You just need to:

When to Suspect Genetic Diseases

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, suspect a genetic disease.

Online Resources Are Key

Unusual Skin Lesions

To most effectively use the online search resources you need to know some unusual skin finding in these syndromes, e.g., Reticulate port wine stain

Note: port wine stain = capillary malformation.

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