Valentina Broshtilova, Author at Clinical Advisor

Valentina Broshtilova

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Lipoid Proteinosis (Urbach-Wiethe disease, hyalinosis cutis et mucosae, lipoid proteinosis cutis et mucosae, lipoglycoproteinosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Lipoid proteinosis (LP) is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease that equally affects males and females. LP is characterized by the deposition of hyaline material in the skin, mucosa, and viscera. Laryngeal infiltration may result in a hoarse cry. Skin and mucous membrane changes become apparent clinically, and the disease…

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