SEITLES SYNDROME

Courtesy O. Dale Colllins, MD
Seitles syndrome or focal facial dermal dysplasia

Seitles syndrome or focal facial dermal dysplasia is a familial or sporadic disorder characterized by scar-like lesions of the temples which may be congenital or associated with various other abnormalities.

Clinical

Congenital, circular or oval, scar-like lesions on the temples bilaterally is characteristic. The lesions may occur as isolated findings or in association with abnormalities of the eyebrow, eyelashes and face, periorbital puffiness, and redundant facial soft tissue and tetralogy of Fallot [BJD 1996;135;607].

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