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BMC Dermatology

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Acral peeling skin syndrome in two East-African siblings: case report

  • Samson K Kiprono1Email author,
  • Baraka M Chaula1,
  • Bernard Naafs1, 2 and
  • John E Masenga1
Contributed equally
BMC Dermatology201212:2

Received: 6 December 2011

Accepted: 19 March 2012

Published: 19 March 2012

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Original Submission
6 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Omar Sedrati
13 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tor Shwayder
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
21 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Samson Kiprono
Resubmission - Version 4
21 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
19 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
19 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-5945-12-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Dermatology, Regional Dermatology Training Center at KCMC
Stichting Tropendermatologie