Schopf-Schulz-Passarge syndrome is a syndrome which is caused by autosomal recessive mutation. The syndrome is characterized by thickening of the skin on palms and soles, loss of teeth, sparse hair, eyelid cysts, early loss of primary teeth, fragile nails and absence of body hair. The signs and symptoms appear at the early stages of childhood and early adolescence. The possible causes may be congenital abnormalities, congenital malformations of skin, skin diseases, rare tumors and rare odontological diseases.
HOW IS SCHOPF-SCHULZ-PASSARGE SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
The face has a 'bird like appearance' when affected by Schopf-Schulz-Passarge syndrome.