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Edited by Naoki Oiso .
168 pages .

Recent genetic progress in the dermatologic field provides many novel findings.
“Current Genetics in Dermatology” is designed to summarize findings in each
genodermatosis. All of chapters are described by young and energetic dermatologists
who are specialists in each field.
We have to thank Ms. Iva Lipovic, Mr. Oliver Kurelic, Mrs. Ana Skalamera, and Ms.
Petra Nenadic for excellent help throughout the processes for publication. We also
appreciate all authors for sharing time for this book.
We hope you enjoy reading “Current Genetics in Dermatology”.

Naoki Oiso, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Akira Kawada, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Professor

Department of Dermatology
Kinki University Faculty of Medicine
Osaka-Sayama, Osaka,


Chapter 1 Current Genetics in Hair Diseases 1
Yutaka Shimomura

Chapter 2 Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex 31
Ken Natsuga

Chapter 3 Junctional and Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa 47
Daisuke Tsuruta, Chiharu Tateishi and Masamitsu Ishii

Chapter 4 Hereditary Palmoplantar Keratosis 55
Tamihiro Kawakami

Chapter 5 LEKTI: Netherton Syndrome and Atopic Dermatitis 67
Naoki Oiso and Akira Kawada

Chapter 6 Discovery and Delineation of Dermatan 
4-O-Sulfotransferase-1 (D4ST1)-Deficient Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 73
Tomoki Kosho

Chapter 7 Eryhtropoietic Protoporphyria 87
Akira Kawada, Shigeru Kawara and Hajime Nakano

Chapter 8 Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome 97
Naoki Oiso and Akira Kawada

Chapter 9 Dyschromatosis Symmetrica Hereditaria 
and RNA Editing Enzyme 105
Michihiro Kono and Masashi Akiyama

Chapter 10 Genetics of Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis 121
Masaaki Kawase

Chapter 11 Maffucci Syndrome 133
Miki Tanioka

Chapter 12 Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome (NBCCS) 137
Miki Tanioka

Chapter 13 Multiple Cutaneous and Uterine Leiomyomatosis 143
Teruhiko Makino

Chapter 14 CYLD Cutaneous Syndrome: 
Familial Cylindromatosis, Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome and Multiple Familial Trichoepitherioma 155
Takahiro Kurimoto, Naoki Oiso, Muneharu Miyake and Akira Kawada .

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