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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 185-188

Sjögren-Larsson syndrome: A study of clinical symptoms in six children


1 Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Pediatric Neurology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Sahana M Srinivas
Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.131099

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Sjögren-Larsson syndrome (SLS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by triad of congenital ichthyosis, spastic paresis, and mental retardation. It is an inborn error of lipid metabolism caused by deficiency of the enzyme fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase. We report our observations of six children with SLS.


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