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Year : 1989  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 382--383

Karatolysis Exafoliative Congenitum

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A middle aged male had keratolysis exfoliative congenitum (continual skin peeling), since his infancy. None of his family members was affected by a similar skin disease. Mild rubbing of the skin with fingers caused rapid peeling of the horny layer. Oral vitamin A,50,000unitsdailyfortwomonthsand topical liquid paraffin were ineffective in controlling the desquamation.


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