Laugier–Hunziker syndrome

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Laugier–Hunziker syndrome
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Laugier–Hunziker syndrome (/ˈlʒi ˈhʊntsɪkər/) is a cutaneous condition characterized by hyperpigmentation of the oral mucosa,[1] longitudinal melanonychia,[1] and genital melanosis.[2]

The hyperpigmentation presented in Laugier-Hunziker syndrome is benign and should be differentiated from Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Nayak, RS; et al. (2012), "Laugier–Hunziker syndrome", J Oral Maxillofac Pathol, 16 (2): 245–250, doi:10.4103/0973-029X.99079, PMC 3424942, PMID 22923898.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.