Harlequin ichthyosis - a rare genetic disorder : a case report

Harlequin Ichthyosis(HI) is a type of genodermatosis. It is a rare and fatal genetic disease. Life expectancy in an affected infant is only a few days. The defect lies in mutation of ABCA12 gene. The barrier action of skin is severely compromised making the infant prone to infections and dehydration...

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Main Authors: Ghosh Arnab, B C Dutta, Pal Sudipta
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2015-01-01
Series:National Journal of Clinical Anatomy
Online Access:http://www.njca.info/article.asp?issn=2277-4025;year=2015;volume=4;issue=4;spage=199;epage=201;aulast=Arnab