Disease Information for Keratitis Ichthyosis Deafness syndrome (unco)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Vision Loss
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Deafness
Keratoconjunctivitis
Neonatal Erythroderma
Hereditary Deafness/Sensorineural
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hereditary deafness
Definition

Synonyms of Keratitis Ichthyosis Deafness Syndrome; Ichthyosiform Erythroderma, Corneal Involvement, and Deafness Syndrome; KID Syndrome;

Keratitis, ichthyosis, deafness (KID) syndrome is a rare, genetic, multi-system disorder. It is characterized by defects of the surface of the corneas (keratitis), red, rough thickened plaques of skin (erythrokeratoderma) and sensorineural deafness or severe hearing impairment. The skin on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet and the nails may be affected;

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