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European Journal of Dermatology


Autosomal dominant inheritance of HID syndrome (hystrix-likeichthyosis with deafness) Volume 7, numéro 8, December 1997

  • Page(s) : 554-5
  • Année de parution : 1997

A 17-year-old male patient with ichthyosis hystrix and bilateral hearing loss was described in 1977 [1, 2]. Since then, sporadic cases of both sexes have been reported [3-5, 8]. Because of characteristic electron microscopic features the disease was considered a distinct entity and was initially named "ichthyosis hystrix gravior, type Rheydt" [4-7]. In order to take into account the important otological component of this [...]