October 1971

Netherton's Syndrome in a Male

Author Affiliations

Little Rock, Ark

From the Division of Dermatology, University of Arkansas Medical Center and Little Rock Veterans Administration Hospital, Little Rock, Ark. Dr. Julius is now in Knoxville, Tenn.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(4):422-424. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000220080016

A patient with typical Netherton's syndrome demonstrated the characteristic findings of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa, trichorrhexis invaginata, and mental retardation. Unusual aspects include the fact that he is a male and has a genitourinary abnormality.