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Karatolysis Exafoliative Congenitum
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Pavithran K, Ashrof M P. Karatolysis Exafoliative Congenitum. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1989;55:382-383
AbstractA middle aged male had keratolysis exfoliative congenitum (continual skin peeling), since his infancy. None of his family members was affected by a similar skin disease. Mild rubbing of the skin with fingers caused rapid peeling of the horny layer. Oral vitamin A,50,000unitsdailyfortwomonthsand topical liquid paraffin were ineffective in controlling the desquamation.