congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma

n.

A hereditary skin disease characterized by diffuse chronic erythema and the formation of thickened, scaly skin on the palms and soles, sometimes associated with ocular and neural changes.

Nearby words

  1. congenital generalized fibromatosis,
  2. congenital glaucoma,
  3. congenital hemolytic anemia,
  4. congenital hemolytic jaundice,
  5. congenital hypoplastic anemia,
  6. congenital megacolon,
  7. congenital myxedema,
  8. congenital nevus,
  9. congenital nystagmus,
  10. congenital pancytopenia


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