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Satoyoshi Syndrome: A Cause of Alopecia Universalis in Association with Neurologic and Bony Abnormalities

Authors

  • Nayra Merino de Paz M.D.,

    1. Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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  • Marina Rodriguez-Martin M.D., Ph.D.,

    1. Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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  • Patricia Contreras Ferrer M.D.,

    1. Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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  • Maria Pestana Eliche M.D.,

    1. Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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  • Antonio Noda Cabrera M.D. Ph.D.

    1. Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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Address correspondence to Nayra Merino de Paz, M.D., Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Ofra s/n. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38320, Canary Islands, Spain, or e-mail: nayradepaz@hotmail.com.

Abstract

Abstract:  Satoyoshi syndrome is a rare multisystemic disorder characterized by alopecia, diarrhea, muscle spasms, osseous abnormalities, and endocrinopathies. We report a case of Satoyoshi syndrome misdiagnosed as vitamin D-dependent rickets for several years.

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