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Request for Patients With Inherited Acrodermatitis Enteropathica.
Our laboratory is attempting to map the gene responsible for the inherited form of acrodermatitis enteropathica. If you are aware of patients with this condition, I would be grateful if you could contact Jane Gitschier, PhD, professor of medicine and pediatrics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Research Laboratories, U-426, Box 0724, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143; fax: 415-502-0720; E-mail: email@example.com.
National Registry for Ichthyosis and Related Disorders.
The National Institutes for Health, through the National Institute for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases, has sponsored a National Registry for Ichthyosis and Related Disorders. The goals of the Registry are to promote the search for basic defects, improve methods of diagnosis, and develop effective methods of treatment and/or prevention of these disorders. Diagnosis of affected individuals will be based on specific, listed clinical and histologic criteria and will be confirmed by the
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