mal de Meleda

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mal

 [mal] (Fr. and Sp.)
mal de Meleda symmetrical keratosis of the palms and soles associated with a dry, scaly thickening of the wrists and ankles.
mal de mer seasickness.

mal de Me·le·da

[MIM*248300]
endemic symmetrical keratoderma of the extremities occurring on the island of Meleda off the coast of Dalmatia, in Eastern Europe.

mal de Meleda

[mal·də mel′ədä]
Etymology: Fr, meleda, sickness
a chronic autosomal-recessive form of keratoderma of the palms and soles of the feet, in which the hyperkeratosis spreads to involve the dorsal aspects of the hands and feet and other areas of the body, with erythematous, scaling, malodorous cutaneous lesions that may cause deep fissuring. Also called Meleda disease.

mal de Meleda

An autosomal recessive condition (OMIM:248300) causing symmetric palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and acanthosis, with circumscribed hyperkeratosis of wrists, knees, forearms, ankles, brachydactyly, koilonychia, growth and mental retardation, seen in the endogamous population of the island of Meleda off the coast of Dalmatia in former Yugoslavia.
 
Molecular pathology
Mal de Meleda is caused by a mutation of SLURP1 on chromosome 8q24.3.

Mal de Meleda

An autosomal recessive condition (OMIM:248300) causing symmetric palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and acanthosis, with circumscribed hyperkeratosis of wrists, knees, forearms, ankles, brachydactyly, koilonychia, growth and mental retardation, seen in the endogamous population of the island of Meleda off the coast of Dalmatia in former Yugoslavia.
 
Molecular pathology
Mal de Meleda is caused by a mutation of SLURP1 on chromosome 8q24.3.