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The following Conditions are related to Tightening of skin in infants

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  • Lamellar ichthyosis

    Lamellar ichthyosis is a condition that mainly affects the skin. Infants with this condition are typically born with a tight, clear sheath covering their skin called a collodion membrane.Risk factors-Infants with lamellar ichthyosis may develop infections, an excessive loss of fluids (dehydration), and respiratory problems.Mutations in the TGM1 gene are responsible for approximately 90 percent  Read More

  • Lamellar ichthyosis type 1 and type 2

    The condition lamellar ichthyosis type 1 and type 2 mostly affects the skin. A collodion membrane, which is a tight, transparent sheath covering the skin, is frequently seen on newborns with this disorder.During the first few weeks of life, this membrane typically dries and peels off, making the affected babies' scaly skin, outward-curling eyes, and lips evident.The majority of the body is often covere  Read More