Indian Journal of Dermatology
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 82--84

A case of ichthyosis hystrix: Unusual manifestation of this rare disease


Projna Biswas, Abhishek De, Sampreeti Sendur, Falguni Nag, Archana Saha, Gobinda Chatterjee 
 Department of Dermatology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education Research, Kolkata, India

Correspondence Address:
Projna Biswas
Department of Dermatology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education Research, and Seth Suklal Karnani Memorial Hospital, Kolkata
India

Ichthyosis hystrix is a term used to describe an ichthyosiform dermatosis which is characterized by hyperkeratotic spiny scales mainly over extensor aspects of limbs with palmoplantar keratoderma and occasionally associated with deafness and neurological deficit. It is a rare autosomal dominant form of ichthyosis and very few cases are reported in literature. We are presenting a 46 years-old-male patient of ichthyosis hystrix with unusual presentation. He had lesions mainly over the face and scalp with palmoplantar keratoderma and significant nail changes.


How to cite this article:
Biswas P, De A, Sendur S, Nag F, Saha A, Chatterjee G. A case of ichthyosis hystrix: Unusual manifestation of this rare disease.Indian J Dermatol 2014;59:82-84


How to cite this URL:
Biswas P, De A, Sendur S, Nag F, Saha A, Chatterjee G. A case of ichthyosis hystrix: Unusual manifestation of this rare disease. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Aug 14 ];59:82-84
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