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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 68-70

Sjogren-Larsson syndrome: A rare neurocutaneous disorder


Department of Paediatric Neurology, Institute of Social Paediatrics, Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Velusamy Subramanian
115, Dinesh Street, Paneer Nagar Part II, Mugappair East, Chennai - 600 037, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.181267

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Sjogren-Larsson syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by defective activity of fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase. It presents as a triad of congenital ichthyosis, spastic diplegia, and mental retardation. The pathology behind this syndrome is the failure of degradation of fatty aldehydes. This case is presented for its rarity.






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