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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 147-149

Michelin tire baby syndrome and achondroplasia: A rare association

Department of Paediatrics, R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Sayan Banerjee
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpd.IJPD_100_19

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Michelin tire baby (MTB) syndrome is a rare genodermatosis characterized by generalized excessive skin folds. It is known to be associated with various syndromes and phenotypic abnormalities. It is mainly a clinical diagnosis, and its exact pathogenesis remains unclear. Herein, we report an association of MTB with achondroplasia which has not been reported of previously.

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