congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma

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abnormal redness of the skin over widespread areas of the body.
congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma a generalized hereditary dermatitis with scaling, occurring in a bullous form (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis) and a nonbullous form (lamellar ichthyosis).
erythroderma desquamati´vum Leiner's disease.
psoriatic erythroderma a generalized psoriasis vulgaris, showing the chemical characteristics of exfoliative dermatitis.

con·gen·i·tal ich·thy·o·si·form e·ryth·ro·der·ma

a genodermatosis characterized by diffuse chronic erythema and scale formation which may be separated into bullous and nonbullous forms.

con·gen·i·tal ich·thy·o·si·form e·ryth·ro·der·ma

(kŏn-jen'i-tăl ik'thē-ō'si-fōrm ĕ-rith'rō-dĕr'mă)
A genodermatosis characterized by diffuse chronic erythema and scale formation, which occurs in bullous and nonbullous forms.
Synonym(s): ichthyosiform erythroderma.


Antonino, Italian physician, 1872-1950.
Carini syndrome - skin disease of the newborn characterized by fissures and shedding of membrane encasing the body to reveal red skin underneath. Synonym(s): alligator baby; congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma; lamellar desquamation of the newborn; lamellar ichthyosis


Earl Weldon, U.S. dermatologist, 1893–.
Comèl-Netherton syndrome - Synonym(s): Netherton syndrome
Netherton syndrome - brittle hair; atopic manifestations. Synonym(s): Comèl-Netherton syndrome; congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma
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