Lipoid proteinosis

Type:Term

Definitions
1. a disturbance of lipid metabolism in which there are deposits of a protein-lipid complex on the tongue and sublingual and faucial areas leading to hoarseness and translucent keratotic papillomatous eyelid lesions; autosomal recessive inheritance, frequently with specific intracranial calcifications.

Synonyms
hyalinosis cutis et mucosae , lipoidosis cutis et mucosae , Urbach-Wiethe disease

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