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Syed Ghulam Shabbir (1923-2002) and His Syndrome

ABSTRACT

Professor Syed Ghulam Shabbir (1923-2002), is one of the Pakistani well-known dermatologists. In 1986, Shabbir and his colleagues described a novel autosomal recessive syndrome, which they called laryngoonychocutaneous syndrome. They reported this condition, in 22 patients in 12 families living in Lahore, Pakistan. This syndrome is characterized by cutaneous erosions, nail dystrophy and exuberant vascular granulation tissue in certain epithelia, especially conjunctiva and larynx. This report sheds light on Shabbir and the syndrome that bears his name.

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K. Aboud and D. Aboud, "Syed Ghulam Shabbir (1923-2002) and His Syndrome," Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2011, pp. 43-45. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2011.12007.

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