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A case of mid-face toddler excoriation syndrome (MiTES).

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The term mid-face toddler excoriation syndrome (MiTES) has been proposed to describe a rare condition that arises in infancy as is characterized by self-inflicted excoriations. It is considered to be a milder variant of hereditary sensory-autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) type VIII. We present an 8-year-old boy with lesions on the mid-face that were admittedly self-induced and associated with an abnormally high pain threshold. The diagnosis and management of MiTES is reviewed.

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Name: Pediatric dermatology
ISSN: 1525-1470
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