Schopf-Schulz-Passarge Syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder in which the symmetric palmoplantar keratoderma are diffused. Formation of multiple eyelid apocrine cysts is the most common feature of Schopf-Schulz-Passarge Syndrome. Another common result of this syndrome is weakening of nails. Weak nails develop around 12 yrs of age. Symptoms of Schopf-Schulz-Passarge Syndrome are:
• fragility of nails
• Eyelid cysts
• Nail dystrophies
HOW IS SCHOPF-SCHULZ-PASSARGE SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis is done by a group of specialists that include ophthalmologist, dentists, dermatologist, etc. the various tests include blood tests, urine tests, x-rays, MRI and ultrasound.
HOW IS SCHOPF-SCHULZ-PASSARGE SYNDROME TREATED?
There is no specific treatment for Schopf-Schulz-Passarge Syndrome so far. Measures such as taking medication, participating in therapy and getting hospitalized help in managing symptoms.
DID YOU KNOW?
Schopf-Schulz-Passarge Syndrome has often been associated with WNT10A.