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Year : 1989  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135--136

Netherton's Syndrome

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A 6 year old Libyan boy had diffuse erythema at birth and later developed pruritic, maculo-papular, papular, circinat c, double-edge, scaly lesions, suggestive of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa (ILC).Hisscalp hair were brittle and sparse with partial patchy alopecia, showing change of trichorrhexis invaginata, these -associations being characteristic of Netherton's syndrome. The boy had slightly stunted growth; a feature which has not been recorded in previously reported cases.


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