Netherton syndrome is a rare hereditary disorder of keratinization. It was described by Comèl (1949) in 1949 and Netherton (1958) in 1958. The syndrome is sometimes called Comèl-Netherton syndrome (De Felipe et al. 1997). The incidence is about 1 in 200,000 (Bitoun et al. 2002b).
KeywordsHair Shaft Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Staphylococcal Scald Skin Syndrome Netherton Syndrome SPINK5 Gene
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