NFJ

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NFJNaegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn Syndrome (dermatology)
NFJNorge for Jesus (Norway)
NFJNuts for Jericho (TV show campaign)
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Differential diagnosis includes Werner syndrome, focal dermal hypoplasia, alopecia areata, aplasia cutis congenita, incontinentia pigmenti, dyskeratosis congenital, familial simple anhidrosis, Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome, and pachyonychia congenita.
This disorder shares an autosomal dominant mutation in the KRT14 gene located on chromosome 17q11.2-q21 with Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn Syndrome (NFJS) and can be caused by either frameshift or nonsense mutations [65,67].
Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome: autosomal dominant disease, rare, characterized by reticular hyperpigmentation, brown/grey-brownish, frequently localized on the abdomen, periocular and perioral area.
Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome is a type of ectodermal dysplasia which mainly affects sweat glands, nails, teeth, and skin and is characterized by complete absence of dermatoglyphics, reticulate hyperpigmentation that eventually diminishes over the period with advancing age,12 palmoplantar keratoderma, decreased sweating, enamel defects, dental anomalies, skin blistering, and nail dystrophy.13 Our case had progressive hypo- and hyperpigmentation, partial loss of dermatoglyphics and no keratoderma or dental enamel anomalies.