International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022


Case Study on Rare Disease: Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome

Dr. Vidit Chawda | Dr. Shailendra Khasavat | Dr. Khushbu Chaudhari | Dr. Jigisha Patadia


Abstract: I report a case of Sj?gren-Larsson syndrome (SLS) which is a rare autosomal recessive disorder with clinical outline (spastic diplegia, icthyosis, mental retardation). So, basically this disorder characterized by triad of congenitalichthyosis, spastic paresis, and mental retardation. It is an inherited fault of lipid metabolism triggered by absenceof fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase enzyme.


Keywords: Sjogren-Larsson syndrome, Congenital ichthyosis, mental retardation, spastic paresis


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,


Pages: 177 - 178


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