International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

Downloads: 107 | Views: 152

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 [10] | S. Vinoth [3] | G. Fatima Shirly Anitha [2]

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

How to Download this Article?

Type Your Email Address below to Receive the Article PDF Link

Verification Code will appear in 2 Seconds ... Wait