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Harlequin ichthyosis is a very rare disorder with a very few cases reported in literature. A collection of disease information resources and questions answered by our genetic and rare diseases information specialists for harlequin syndrome. Harlequin ichthyosis is a rare genetic skin disorder.
Harlequin disease is inherited by an autosomal recessive pattern, meaning both parents must be carriers of the recessive gene.
Babies with this condition often bleed during birth. Babies born with this disease usually have very tight skin, that is so thick it forms large, diamond shaped plates separated by deep cracks, or fissures. Harlequin ichthyosis baby needs to be cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit immediately. Harlequin ichthyosis , basically it's a genetic abnormality and it'll lead to growth of thick skin(barrier) and deformation of eyelids and the moment of muscles are limited and the respiratory moment will be made difficult and due to this the pati. Could contribute to growth failure. As this sad condition is also rather interesting, it is, as someone who suffers a lessor form of ichthyosis, and in my teens had a friend with harlequin, who thrived and has done extremely well in life, even by. Harlequin ichthyosis is a very rare disorder with a very few cases reported in literature. I came across some videos of it on youtube and had never seen it before adn now i am just curious.