Peter Itin, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

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Keratitis-Icthyosis-Deafness Syndrome/KID Syndrome

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history History for keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome includes skin abnormalities since birth: red, thickened, and leathery skin with vernix caseosa-like covering. During childhood, skin becomes dry and thickened with erythrokeratotic plaques. Alopecia may be present at birth. Characteristic findings on physical examination…

Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn Syndrome

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients with Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadasson (NFJ) syndrome often report marked heat intolerance because of partial or total absence of sweat glands. In addition, the patients observe marked mottled pigmentation that starts to fade with age. A further complaint is thickening of skin…

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