Satoyoshi syndrome-A case report from India.Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 Nov; 34(6):e296-e298.PD
Satoyoshi syndrome was first reported in Japan in 1967. It is a rare multisystem disorder of presumed autoimmune etiology that is characterized by alopecia, intermittent painful muscle spasms, diarrhea, and antinuclear antibody positivity. We report an 11-year-old girl with Satoyoshi syndrome who presented to the dermatology department for treatment of alopecia universalis. We present this case to emphasize the importance of recognizing Satoyoshi syndrome, which could go unnoticed if not suspected.