Laugier-Hunziker syndrome: A diagnostic dilemma?

Journal Title: Journal of Surgical Dermatology - Year 2017, Vol 2, Issue 4


Laugier-Hunziker syndrome (LHS) is an idiopathic hypermelanotic condition that displays a characteristic pattern of mucosal, acral and nail pigmentation. The etiology is unknown, while its benign nature has been repeatedly highlighted. Owing to close resemblance to more serious disorders, it is necessary that the diagnostic features are understood; and thereby we report two sporadic cases of LHS in different age groups displaying varied presentations with identifiable features.

Authors and Affiliations

Shamma Aboobacker, Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan, Shiraz Naha, Laxmi V Nair, Aneesh Bava,Beegum Sherjeena


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Shamma Aboobacker, Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan, Shiraz Naha, Laxmi V Nair, Aneesh Bava, Beegum Sherjeena (2017). Laugier-Hunziker syndrome: A diagnostic dilemma?. Journal of Surgical Dermatology, 2(4), -.