Symptoms are treated as appropriate. A hearing aid may be needed. Hormone treatment may be necessary at the expected time of puberty to cause the normal changes to occur.
Laser or bleaching creams may help lighten some of the brown spots on the skin.
Most patients adjust very well with proper attention to their specific problems.
Complications vary and include:
Call your health care provider if there are symptoms of this disorder.
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you have a family history of this disorder and plan to have children.
Gibbs NF, Makkar HS. Disorders of Hyperpigmentation and Melanocytes. In: Eichenfield LF, Frieden IJ, Esterly NB, eds. Textbook of Neonatal Dermatology. 2nd Ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2001: p. 196.
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