Dermatologic Manifestations of Gardner Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 23, 2018
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Multiple osteomas of the jaws are a hallmark of Gardner syndrome (familial adenomatous polyposis [FAP]); nonsyndromic cases are typically solitary. [18]

Epidermoid cysts of Gardner syndrome may exhibit pilomatricomalike changes. [19] Pilomatricomas themselves may be associated with genetic diseases, such as Curschmann-Steinert myotonic dystrophy and Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome. [20]

Differential Diagnoses