Anette Bygum, Author at Psychiatry 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…

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