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Successful treatment of pityriasis lichenoides chronica with narrow-band ultraviolet B therapy in a patient with Keratitis-Ichthyosis-Deafness syndrome: a case report
- Salman, Andac;
- Gencosmanoglu, Dilek Seckin;
- Yucelten, Ayse Deniz;
- Elcioglu, Nursel;
- Richard, Gabriele;
- Demirkesen, Cuyan
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Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.5070/D3225030946
Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome is a rare genodermatosis causing ichthyosis-like skin lesions, keratitis, and deafness. Herein, we report a patient with this rare syndrome in association with pityriasis lichenoides chronica, which was succesfully treated with narrow-band ultraviolet B phototherapy despite our concerns regarding the increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma, hyperpyrexia, and keratitis.
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