Keratitis Ichthyosis Deafness Syndrome
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Synonyms of Keratitis Ichthyosis Deafness Syndrome
- Ichthyosiform Erythroderma, Corneal Involvement, and Deafness Syndrome
- KID Syndrome
- No subdivisions found.
Keratitis ichthyosis deafness (KID) syndrome is a rare, genetic, multi-system disorder. It is characterized by defects of the surface of the corneas (keratitis), red, rough thickened plaques of skin (erythrokeratoderma) and sensorineural deafness or severe hearing impairment. The skin on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet and the nails may be affected. KID syndrome belongs to a group of skin disorders marked by dry, scaly skin known as the ichthyoses. KID syndrome is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.
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