Chapter 24. Other Genetic Disorders

  1. Richard P. J. B. Weller MD, FRCP (Edin) Senior Lecturer1,
  2. John A. A. Hunter OBE, BA, MD, FRCP (Edin) Professor Emeritus of Dermatology2,
  3. John A. Savin MA, MD, ChB, FRCP, DIH Former Consultant Dermatologist3 and
  4. Mark V. Dahl BA, MD Professor of Dermatology former Chairman Professor Emeritus4,5

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300086.ch24

Clinical Dermatology, Fourth Edition

Clinical Dermatology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Weller, R. P. J. B., Hunter, J. A. A., Savin, J. A. and Dahl, M. V. (2008) Other Genetic Disorders, in Clinical Dermatology, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300086.ch24

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

  2. 2

    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

  3. 3

    The Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK

  4. 4

    College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

  5. 5

    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146630

Online ISBN: 9781444300086



  • other genetic disorders;
  • non-Mendelian genetics;
  • neurofibromatoses;
  • Lisch nodules seen with slit-lamp;
  • tuberous sclerosis;
  • tuberous sclerosis periungual fibromas;
  • xeroderma pigmentosum;
  • Ehlers–Danlos syndrome;
  • arterial involvement - coronary or cerebral arterial insufficiency


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Non-Mendelian genetics

  • Red hair

  • Neurofibromatoses

  • Tuberous sclerosis

  • Xeroderma pigmentosum

  • Incontinentia pigmenti

  • Ehlers–Danlos syndrome

  • Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

  • Further reading