Bathing suit ichthyosis: A temperature sensitive phenotype

Vinzenz Oji, B. Ahvazi, I. Hausser, H. C. Hennies, W. K. Jacyk, K. Aufenvenne, H. Traupe

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Bathing suit ichthyosis is a particular phenotype of congenital non bullous ichthyosis due to mutations in transglutaminase-1 gene and clinically characterized by lach of limb involvement. This peculiar phenotype is due to the activity of its causing mutations that directly or indirectly can make the transglutaminase-1 enzyme sensitive to the changes of the skin temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-77
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatric Dermatology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

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    Oji, V., Ahvazi, B., Hausser, I., Hennies, H. C., Jacyk, W. K., Aufenvenne, K., & Traupe, H. (2008). Bathing suit ichthyosis: A temperature sensitive phenotype. European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology, 18(2), 75-77.