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Congenital icthyosiform--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12744582     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital icthyosis is a rare group of disorders of keratinisation. A case of this condition is reported in order to highlight the clinical features and essential components of management: resuscitation, skincare, nutrition and counselling. This case is reported in order to appraise clinicians of its presence because there was delay in the diagnosis and management due to non-recognition.
A A Orogade
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  West African journal of medicine     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0189-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  West Afr J Med     Publication Date:    2002 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-14     Completed Date:  2003-06-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301891     Medline TA:  West Afr J Med     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  250-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Ichthyosiform Erythroderma, Congenital / complications,  diagnosis*,  genetics,  therapy
Infant, Newborn
Mothers / education,  psychology
Perinatal Care / methods
Skin Care / methods

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