KID syndrome: About a case

Kaoutar Achehboune, Khadija El Boukhari, Selma Kadiri
2020 Nasza Dermatologia Online  
KID syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant genetic disorder, due to a lack of keratinization. Rarely sporadic. It is manifested by the main triad; keratitis ictyosis and deafness. cutaneous manifestations are detected at birth or a little later in the neonatal period, while ocular and auditory manifestations are later detected during childhood or adolescence to varying degrees, although they are present at the birth. The management of this pathology is difficult with a risk of deafness generally
more » ... severe, and a definite blindness. Regarding cutaneous involvement, management is based mainly on topical symptomatic treatment based on emollient creams and the hygiene of life, and sometimes systemic retinoids are used in severe forms. We report an observation of a Moroccan patient of 18 years.
doi:10.7241/ourd.2020e.45 fatcat:fsglho677zcodmt7cwjqypfiii