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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 6-9

Lamellar Ichthyosis; An Uncommon Acquaintance with Anesthesiologists: Overcoming Barriers

Department of Anaesthesiology, Sparsh Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Ravi Narayanan
Department of Anaesthesiology, Sparsh Hospital, 29/P2, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Narayana Health City, Bengaluru - 560 099, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/2394-6954.227080

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Lamellar ichthyosis constitutes a distinct group of inherited ichthyosis characterized by excessive scaling and dryness. Abnormalities in epidermal differentiation and metabolism contribute to excessive keratinization, which is a hallmark of this disorder. We present here the successful anesthetic management of a 13-year-old boy with lamellar ichthyosis for the correction of Genu Valgum deformity.

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