Ichthyosis linearis circumflexa is a distinctive skin condition of generalized hyperkeratosis and polycyclic and serpiginous erythematous plaques with a. It manifests as collodion baby at birth and refractory erythroderma during infancy and early childhood days. Ichthyosis linearis circumflexa (ILC). A 7 years old girl, born of a non-consanguineous marriage, presented with multiple asymptomatic dry and scaly patches over her body since infancy. The.

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Register for lineais alerts with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts. Narrowband UVB phototherapy as a novel treatment for Netherton syndrome. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account. Other signs a patient may develop sometime throughout their lifetime include:. Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year.

Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more. Periods of little or no disease symptoms are interspersed with intermittent exacerbations.

One of these patients had received phototherapy for eight months while the other patient had been treated for more than four years and both had demonstrated complete response.

Main observation A year-old patient diagnosed as ichthyosis linearis circumflexa demonstrated considerable improvement with narrowband UVB phototherapy at the end of 30 sessions. Self-skin examination New smartphone apps to check your skin Learn more Sponsored content. LEKTI is a new type of serine protease inhibitor with antitrypsin activity. Netherton syndrome is a rare inherited disorder that presents with the three following characteristics:.

Discussion Netherton syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by ichthyosis linearis circumflexa, atopic diathesis and hair shaft abnormalities such as trichorrhexis invaginata. Netherton syndrome may be evident at birth or during the first weeks of life. Netherton syndrome is an circmflexa recessive disorder characterized by ichthyosis linearis circumflexa, atopic diathesis and hair shaft abnormalities such as trichorrhexis invaginata.


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The goals of treatment are to manage the symptoms and prevent skin infections and other complications. Purchase access Subscribe to the journal. There is no specific treatment for Netherton syndrome. For infants with less severe symptoms, many will suffer from a failure to thrive in the first year of life and by the second year of life although the health of circu,flexa children will start to improve, most will remain underweight and of short circumflexz.

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Different treatment modalities such as emmolients, keratolytics, calcipotriene, topical corticosteroids, topical calcineurin inhibitors, systemic retinoids, phototherapy and photochemotherapy have been used with variable results. Netherton syndrome may increase the risk of skin cancer developing.

Get free access to newly published articles Ichthysis a personal account or sign in to: On the face, there was a mild, diffuse erythema with slight scaling.

Open in a separate window. A,B Clinical improvement of skin lesions after phototherapy. Clearence of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa with balneophototherapy.

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A,B Widespread, erythematous, polycyclic, scaly eruption with double-edged scales. Newborns with severe symptoms often have a poor prognosis. J Dermatol Case Rep.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venerol. DermNet NZ does not provide an online consultation service. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. Netherton syndrome is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait.

J Am Acad Dermatol. Please review our privacy policy. Biopsy revealed parakeratosis, hypogranulosis, psoriasiform acanthosis, vacuolar changes in the basal layer as well as intraepidermal neutrophilic infiltrates; mild perivascular inflammatory cell infiltration was also present in the dermis. In some cases there is no family history of the trait and Netherton syndrome is revealed when two unaffected parents who are both carriers of the mutated recessive gene have a child who receives both copies of the recessive gene.


Symptoms of Netherton syndrome tend to improve with age.

An itchy eczematous rash may be present, especially later in childhood. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy ichthosis with improvement in Netherton syndrome. Cushing syndrome has been reported as a consequence of widespead application of topical corticosteroids.

Ichthyosis linearis circumflexa in a child. Response to narrowband UVB therapy.

Additionally, phototherapy may be effective through its immunomodulatory and apoptosis inducing effects on keratinocytes, dendritic cells, mast cells and T-lymphocytes. Elsevier Saunders Company; Privacy Policy Terms of Use.

Introduction Ichtuyosis linearis circumflexa is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder of keratinization characterized by annular and polycyclic lesions with double-edged scales.

Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. The majority of lesions cleared after 30 sessions with a cumulative dose of A year-old patient diagnosed as ichthyosis linearis circumflexa demonstrated considerable improvement with narrowband UVB phototherapy at the end of 30 sessions.

Netherton syndrome

The eruption had appeared on the face as erythema and scaling at the age of one month and it had spread to the trunk and extremities during the following year. Received Dec 11; Accepted Dec ichthyoss Skin biopsy and DNA testing may also be performed to confirm diagnosis. Examination of abnormal hair under microscope shows trichorrhexis invaginata defects of the hair shafts.

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