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Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Pediatría

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ARANDIA VALDEZ, Rubén  and  SALAS MENDOZA, Beatriz. Collodion Baby, a case report. Rev. bol. ped. [online]. 2005, vol.44, n.3, pp.161-163. ISSN 1024-0675.

He finishes collodión baby it defines a strange dermatosis of the newly born one characterized by a thick membrane that covers the corporal surface and he/she agrees to the cellophane, causing alterations dismorfics in the neonato. In most of the cases the lesion evolves toward an lamellar ictiosis or toward more complex syndromes that usually present a ictiósic skin like one of its signs. The signs and the evolution are studied until the school age of a girl colodión. The symptoms appeared in the moment of the birth, to the exploration he/she stood out a rigid and thick membrane that covered the whole body, ectropión and leveling of the ears and the nose, the buccal opening it was restricted, the evolution was satisfactory toward a light form of ictiosis lamelar. The case is presented to be an uncommon and strange pathology in our means.

Keywords : Collodión baby; ictiosis lamelar; eritrodermia ictiosiforme.

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