John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Altered expression of immunoreactive involucrin in lamellar ichthyosis Volume 9, numéro 3, April- May 1999

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Salamanca, Spain.
  • Page(s) : 197-201
  • Année de parution : 1999

Lamellar ichthyosis (LI) is a rare genetic disturbance of keratinization that is characterized by the presence of scales covering the surface of the body together with erythrodermia, ectropion, alopecia and onychodystrophy. Although two forms ­ congenital ichthyosiform erythrodermia and non-erythrodermic lamellar ichthyosis ­ have been described [1], many cases show mixed manifestations. LI can therefore be described as a [...]