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Harlequin ichthyosis--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8532399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Harlequin infant represents the most severe form of nonbullous ichthyosis. Although the clinical features of infants with Harlequin ichthyosis are generally similar, histological, ultrastructural, and biochemical analyses have not shown consistent findings. An unexpected case of Harlequin ichthyosis in a female infant born at 35 wks gestation is presented. Light microscopic and ultrastructural investigations of skin biopsies are detailed. The presence of extracellular lipid material in the stratum corneum has not been described in the previously reported cases of Harlequin ichthyosis.
J E Dahlstrom; T McDonald; L Maxwell; S Jain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0031-3025     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathology     Publication Date:  1995 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-01-29     Completed Date:  1996-01-29     Revised Date:  2006-10-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0175411     Medline TA:  Pathology     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anatomical Pathology, Woden Valley Hospital, Garran, Australian Capital Territory.
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MeSH Terms
Fatal Outcome
Ichthyosis, Lamellar / pathology*
Infant, Newborn
Skin / pathology*,  ultrastructure

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