Lentiginosis, Inherited Patterned


Familial generalized lentiginosis is a rare, inherited, skin hyperpigmentation disorder characterized by widespread lentigines without associated noncutaneous abnormalities. Patients present multiple brown to dark brown, non-elevated macula of 0.2 to 1 cm in diameter, spread over the entire body, sometimes including palms or soles, but never oral mucosa.

Clinical Features

Phenotypes and symptoms related to Lentiginosis, Inherited Patterned

  • Hypermelanotic macule

Incidence and onset information

Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.


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Alternate names

Lentiginosis, Inherited Patterned Is also known as lentiginosis, generalized, lentiginosis profusa, lentiginosis, diffuse;familial lentigines profusa; familial multiple lentigines syndrome without systemic involvement.

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