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Lipoied-proteinose - 'n Bespreking van 4 gevalle

C.H. van Rooy
J.G. Swart
J.T. Pietrzak


Four cases of lipoid proteinosis (Urbach-Wiethe disease) are presented. The incidence, clinical features, relevant special investigations and possible treatment of the disease are reviewed. These patients present with hoarseness and lesions of the skin and mucosa. The condition is often misdiagnosed by general practitioners and otolaryngologists.

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