A rare case of congenital lamellar icthyosis and rickets with pathological fractures

Author : Sunil Kumar Mooknoor, Ravikumar R, Ravikumar Naganoor

Lamellar ichthyosis is an autosomal recessive disorder that is apparent at birth and is present throughout life. Lamellar ichthyosis is rare disease. Many factors are proposed for development of rickets in skin disorders, alterations in epidermal cholesterol metabolism possibly involving vitamin D receptors, increased keratinocyte proliferation and limited sun exposure to prevent sunburn and sunstroke. Here we report a case of five-year-old boy presented with history of multiple fractures involving both upper and right lower limb and ichthyosis.

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