Sclerotylosis

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Definition

Sclerotylosis is a rare inherited skin disorder characterized by atrophic skin fibrosis and keratoderma of the soles and palms, underdeveloped nails and bowel (gastrointestinal) cancer. Diagnosis of Sclerotylosis is achieved through simple clinical observation and examination of the affected area of the skin which may include skin biopsy, patch tests and other diagnostic procedures to confirm the presence of the disease.

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