A disorder that affects the skin, hair, and immune system

What is Netherton Syndrome ?

Netherton syndrome is a disorder that affects the skin, hair, and immune system . Newborns with Netherton syndrome have skin that is red and scaly (ichthyosiform erythroderma), and the skin may leak fluid. Some affected infants are born with a tight, clear sheath covering their skin called a collodion membrane.

AR disorder coming under NORD…triad of brittle hair red skin and excessive scaling .hardly 200 cases reported so far…