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Hair Shaft Examination: A Practical Tool to Diagnose Griscelli Syndrome

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Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, 18012 Granada, Spain
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Department of Pathology, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, 18012 Granada, Spain
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Academic Editor: Gürkan Kaya
Received: 4 February 2021 / Revised: 3 March 2021 / Accepted: 7 March 2021 / Published: 9 March 2021
(This article belongs to the Section Pediatric Dermatopathology)
Griscelli syndrome (GS) is a rare disease that is characterized by silvery hair and fair skin. It is included in congenital grey hair syndromes, a rare group of autosomal recessive disorders characterized by silvery grey hair and severe multisystem disorders, such as immune system impairment, defects in immunological function, ocular and skeletal alterations, and nervous system defects. Herein, we report a rare case of GS type 1 and highlight the importance of a dermatological and hair examination to make an early diagnosis of these life-threatening diseases. View Full-Text
Keywords: Griscelli syndrome; hair shaft; silvery Griscelli syndrome; hair shaft; silvery
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Montero-Vilchez, T.; Remon-Love, A.; Tercedor-Sánchez, J.; Arias-Santiago, S. Hair Shaft Examination: A Practical Tool to Diagnose Griscelli Syndrome. Dermatopathology 2021, 8, 49-53. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/dermatopathology8010010

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Montero-Vilchez T, Remon-Love A, Tercedor-Sánchez J, Arias-Santiago S. Hair Shaft Examination: A Practical Tool to Diagnose Griscelli Syndrome. Dermatopathology. 2021; 8(1):49-53. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/dermatopathology8010010

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Montero-Vilchez, Trinidad; Remon-Love, Alexandra; Tercedor-Sánchez, Jesús; Arias-Santiago, Salvador. 2021. "Hair Shaft Examination: A Practical Tool to Diagnose Griscelli Syndrome" Dermatopathology 8, no. 1: 49-53. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/dermatopathology8010010

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