The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

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Ichthyosis

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

This 4 year-old boy was born with this scaly skin appearance. The features are typical of congenital ichthyosis of the lamellar type. There are four lid ectropion due to contracture of the periocular skin. Refer to case 6 for a similar case. 

 

Lamellar ichthyosis.

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