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Lamellar Ichthyosis (Harlequin Ichthyosis) Summary

Description: A chronic, congenital ichthyosis inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. Infants are usually born encased in a collodion membrane which sheds within a few weeks. Scaling is generalized and marked with grayish-brown quadrilateral scales, adherent at their centers and free at the edges. In some cases, scales are so thick that they resemble armored plate.

Also Known As: Harlequin Ichthyosis; Harlequin Fetus; Ichthyosis, Lamellar; Congenital Ichthyosiform Erythroderma, Nonbullous; Congenital Nonbullous Ichthyosiform Erythroderma Show All >>

Networked: 210 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lamellar Ichthyosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 17 Generic
  2. Bullous erythroderma ichthyosiformis congenita of Brocq : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  3. Retinoids : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  4. Acitretin : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : FDA 1
  5. liarozole : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  6. Etretinate : 1 outcome in 14 results : FDA 1
  7. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 27 Generic
  8. Emollients : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  9. autosomal dominant form Lamellar ichthyosis : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  10. tazarotene (Tazorac) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Lamellar Ichthyosis

  1. Ichthyosis (Xeroderma)
  2. Darier Disease (Darier's Disease)
  3. Ectropion
  4. Skin Diseases
  5. Tangier Disease
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Key Therapies for Lamellar Ichthyosis

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 study in 6 results
  2. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 2 results
  3. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement) : 1 result
  4. Nursing Care : 1 result
  5. Obstetrical Anesthesia : 1 result

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