124. Netherton Syndrome

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP3,4,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD5,6 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD7,8
  1. Wei-Li Di MBBS, PhD1 and
  2. John Harper MD, FRCP, FRCPCH2

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch124

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Di, W.-L. and Harper, J. (2011) Netherton Syndrome, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch124

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 4

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 5

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 6

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Immunobiology Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Paediatric Dermatology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • Netherton Syndrome;
  • Netherton syndrome (OMIM 256500) - or Comel–Netherton syndrome;
  • Netherton syndrome, equal sex distribution - female predominance;
  • Netherton syndrome, affecting - estimated 1 in 200,000 babies;
  • Netherton syndrome, first days of life - congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma;
  • immunological abnormalities and infections - cutaneous, sinus and chest infections;
  • failure to thrive, major problem - in first year of life;
  • neurodevelopment - normal in Netherton syndrome;
  • gene therapy potential - high-efficiency gene transfer system;
  • staining for LEKTI protein - Netherton syndrome, polyclonal antibody

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