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April 1979

A Congenital Ichthyosiform Syndrome With Deafness and Keratitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of California Medical School, San Francisco (Dr Cram), and the Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal (Dr Jackson). Dr Resneck is in private practice in Shreveport, La.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(4):467-471. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010040045015

This is a report on two children with a syndrome characterized by an extensive congenital ichthyosiform eruption, neurosensory deafness, hypotrichosis, partial anhidrosis, and vascularization of the cornea. The facial involvement is distinctive. Other features are dystrophy of the nails and tight heel cords. Both children are of normal intelligence. The inheritance pattern is unknown.

(Arch Dermatol 115:467-471, 1979)