Congenital Icthyodiform – A case report

  • AA Orogade Department of Paediatrics, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria
Keywords: Ichthyosis, Congenital, Kaduna, Nigeria

Abstract

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 counseling. 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.

Keywords: Ichthyosis, Congenital, Kaduna, Nigeria.

Résumé

Les démengeaisons congénitales – ichthyosis sont des rares groupes de mutation de la peau-keratinisation. Un cas de cette maladie rare nous ai reporté afin d'éclaisir les differents apparences et leurs traitment: qui inclus la reanimation, les soin de la peau, la nutrition et un exposé aux parents. Ce cas entraine un delai de diagnostics et de traitments du a la non identification de la maladie. Donc, nous tenons a vous rappeler son existence.

West African Journal of Medicine Vol.21(3) 2002: 250-251

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