Muir-Torre Syndrome: The Importance of a Detailed Family History.

Heather Potter // Meisha Raven // Publications // May 01 2019

PubMed ID: 31692600

Author(s): Burris CKH, Rodriguez ME, Raven ML, Reddy DN, Xu YG, Wiggs JL, Potter HD, Albert DM. Muir-Torre syndrome: the importance of a detailed family history. Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2019 May 23;10(2):180-185. doi: 10.1159/000500662. eCollection 2019 May-Aug. PMID 31692600

Journal: Case Reports In Ophthalmology, Volume 10, Issue 2,

Muir-Torre syndrome, a variant of Lynch syndrome or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by skin neoplasms (sebaceous or keratoacanthomas) and visceral malignancies. Due to the rarity of the syndrome there are no firm guidelines on how and when to test patients with its typical skin lesions. We describe a case that highlights the importance of a detailed family history.

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