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Keywords:

  • alopecia;
  • ichthyosis follicularis;
  • photophobia;
  • ectrodactyly

Abstract

Two brothers with ichthyosis follicularis, noncicatricial universal alopecia, photophobia, hyerkeratotic psoriasis-like lesions, nails dystrophy, inguineal herniae, cryptorchidism, short stature, seizures, and psychomotor developmental delay are described. These features correspond to the ichthyosis follicularis, alopecia, photophobia (IFAP) syndrome. The youngest brother had in addition a bilateral absence of 4th fingers and camptodactyly, features never reported in patients with IFAP syndromes. © 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc.