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Progressive Cardiomyopathic Lentiginosis

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Lentigines, the cutaneous hallmark, are usually present from early age and are of utmost diagnostic value [1]. The most constant diagnostic features in this age group were multiple cutaneous lentigines, structural Cardiac anomalies, and electrocardiographic alterations [2]. It is characterised by Pigmentation of the skin (multiple symmetrical lentigines), Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and retarded growth [3]. In addition there were also other features: lentigo developed at only 35 years of age, there was hypertelorism, thoracic kyphosis, and intermittent severe depression [4].

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