Granulomatous slack skin syndrome see Slack Skin syndrome

Griscelli syndrome. Variable immunodeficiency associated with partial albinism. Characteristic histology of hair and skin is seen. Grover's disease. See Acantholytic dermatosis, transient

Hallermann-Streiff syndrome. Usually mutational, rare, craniofacial dysostoses with bird-like facies, facial telangiectasias, face and scalp atrophy, alopecia (characteristically along suture lines), skeletal and ocular abnormalities.

Hamartoma, congenital smooth muscle. Rare, usually present at birth, hyperpigmented or skin-colored, benign, patch or plaque. Hematomata. See Purpura

Hemochromatosis, 285. A rare hereditary metabolic disease characterized by a deposit of hemosiderin in the glandular tissues, and hemofuscin in the connective tissues, the spleen, and the smooth muscles.

Hepatitis C. 299. Viral infection of the liver associated with porphyria cutaneous tarda, lichen planus, essential mixed cryoglobulinemia, Sjogren's syndrome, urticaria, pruritus, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, and rarely polyarteritis nodosa.

Herpangina, 191. A name applied to a coxsackievirus infection that occurs on the mucous membranes of the mouth in children. Fever and malaise accompany this acute infection, which lasts approximately 2 weeks.

Herpes gestationis, 94, 236, 261f. Rare vesicular bullous disease associated with pregnancy. Intensely pruritic and may be associated with fetal complications. It is autoimmune in origin with the third component of complement deposited in the basement membrane with the direct immunofluorescent technique.

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