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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 42, n° 3
pages 520-522 (mars 2000)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(00)90234-2
A case of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa successfully treated with topical tacrolimus
 

Yasushi Suga, MD, PhD, Ryoji Tsuboi, MD, PhD, Yukiko Hashimoto, MD, Takashi Yoshiike, MD, PhD, Hideoki Ogawa, MD, PhD
Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine. Tokyo, Japan 

Abstract

We report a case of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa (ILC) without the typical atopic manifestations and deformities of the hair shaft. The patient responded positively to treatment with topical tacrolimus, suggesting that abnormalities in the immunoregulatory mechanism may be involved in the pathogenesis of ILC. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2000;42:520-2.)

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 Reprint requests: Yasushi Suga, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Hongo 2-1-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8421, Japan. E-mail: ysuga@med. juntendo.ac.jp .



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