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Dermatopathia Pigmentosa Reticularis


Address Correspondence to B. K. Brar, M.D., C/o Brar Eye Hospital, Lajpat Nagar, Kotkapura-151204, Punjab, India, or e-mail:


Abstract:  Dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis is a rare inherited pigmentary disorder of the skin characterized by generalized reticulate hyperpigmentation, nonscarring alopecia and onychodystrophy. The reticulate pigmentation occurs at birth or during early childhood. We hereby report a 12-year-old Indian patient with this disorder.