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Normal sweating and tear production in congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma with deafness and keratitis

van Everdingen JJ, Rampen FH, van der Schaar WW.
DOI: 10.2340/00015555627678


A 24-year-old female patient with congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, deafness and vascularizing keratitis yet also examining normal sweating and tear production when tested is reported. This unique finding indicates that a certain subgroup of patients with this generalized ectodermal disturbance may benefit from treatment with the aromatic retinoids.


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