Volume 27, Issue 4 (Published 8 October 2013)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 2013 | Back to browse issues page

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Farhadi R, Kazemi S H. Harlequin ichthyosis in a neonate born with assisted reproductive technology: a case report. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2013; 27 (4) :229-232
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1960-en.html
Assistant professor of neonatology Pediatric department of Booali-Sina Hospital, MazandaranUniversity of Medical science, Sari, Iran. , dr.royafarhadi@gmail.com
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Harlequin ichthyosis is a rare and the most severe form of congenital ichthyosis. Although prenatal diagnosis is difficult for this disorder, recently, this obstacle has markedly improved with the use of DNA-based prenatal diagnosis. Here in, we presented a neonate with harlequin ichthyosis born by assisted reproductive technology (ART). In this case, the diagnosis of harlequin ichthyosis was not established by conventional prenatal screening.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Pediatric

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