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|Harlequin Type Ichthyosis|
|Written by Bhuvan Chand|
|Tuesday, 29 September 2009 09:26|
This is a genetic skin disorder where a newborn is covered with large plates of thick skin that cracks and splits.
Skin contains massive, diamond-shaped scales, have a reddish color. The eyes, ears, penis, and the appendages may be abnormally contracted.
Mutation in the gene for the protein ABCA12.
diagnosis is made by Physical assessment , Genetic testing, Biopsy of skin.
Medicine used in treatment is retinoids such as the drug Isotretinoin
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 December 2012 17:15|