- Auteur(s) : M. del Boente, H. Bibas-Bonet, A.M. Coronel, R.A. Asial
, Department of Dermatology. Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Tucumán, 4000, Argentina. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mots-clés : KID syndrome, alopecia, IFAP, X-linked genodermatoses
- Page(s) : 98-102
- Année de parution : 2000
A boy with congenital atrichia, ichthyosis follicular, keratitis, cutaneous infections and a huge inguinal hernia, but without deafness is reported. We believe it represents a new case of a rare X-linked recessive syndrome known as ichthyosis follicularis, alopecia, photophobia syndrome (IFAP). The differential diagnosis from keratitis ichthyosis deafness is discussed. The cutaneous infections seen in our case suggest the possibility of considering a genetic link between these syndromes.