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Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015
A Rare Case of Nonbullous Congenital Ichthyosiform Erythroderma in a Preterm Neonate - A Case Report
S. Lakshmi  | S. Vinoth  | G. Fatima Shirly Anitha 
Abstract: Nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma (NBCIE) is a rare non blistering disorder and one form of severe congenital ichthyosis. The incidence is 1 in 300, 000 individuals of all races. An affected newborn is usually born as a collodion baby. It presents with fine grey white scales after shedding of the collodion membrane. Here we report one such rare case of NBCIE, diagnosed in a preterm neonate at 3 weeks of age with consistent clinical and skin biopsy findings.
Keywords: Nonbullous congenital Ichthyosiform erythroderma, Collodion baby
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,
Pages: 982 - 983
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