Am J Clin Dermatol 2017 Jul 10. Epub 2017 Jul 10.
Department of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, 8899 University Center Lane, Suite 350, San Diego, CA, 92122, USA.
Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome (BHD) is an autosomal dominant genodermatosis with malignant potential characterized by cutaneous and extracutaneous stigmata. Aberrations in the folliculin (FLCN) gene, which is located on chromosome 17, have been discovered in individuals with this condition. Over 150 unique mutations have been identified in BHD. Read More