Harlequin ichthyosis

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Synonyms: Autosomal congenital ichthyosis, Harlequin type | HI | Ichthyosis congenita, Harlequin type

A rare autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis characterized at birth by the presence of large thick plate-like shell over the whole body associated with severe ectropion eclabium and flattened ears that later develops into a severe scaling erythroderma. Harlequin ichthyosis is the most severe disorder of this group.

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