Ichthyosis-prematurity syndrome

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Ichthyosis-prematurity syndrome

Synonyms: Congenital ichthyosis type 4 | IPS

A rare syndromic congenital ichthyosis characterized by premature birth (at gestational weeks 30-32 in general) in addition to thick caseous and desquamating epidermis neonatal respiratory asphyxia and persistent eosinophilia. After the perinatal period a spontaneous improvement in the health of affected patients is observed and skin features (vernix caseosa-like scale) evolve into a mild presentation of flat follicular hyperkeratosis with atopy.

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