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November 1963

Unilateral Ichthyosiform Erythroderma

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Baylor University College of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1963;88(5):567-571. doi:10.1001/archderm.1963.01590230075012

A case is reported of a four-year-old child with unilateral ichthyosiform erythroderma and associated anomalies of the extremities and viscera on the same side. This bizarre combination limited to one side of the body suggests that a teratogenic insult occurred between the second and fifth week of fetal development, probably during the fourth week.

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