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Self-improving collodion baby

Disease definition

Self-healing collodion baby (SHCB) is a minor variant of autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis (ARCI; see this term) characterized by the presence of a collodion membrane at birth that heals within the first weeks of life.


  • Synonym(s):
    • SHCB
    • SICI
    • Self-healing collodion baby
    • Self-improving congenital ichthyosis
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q80.2
  • OMIM: 242100  242300  606545
  • UMLS: C1855789
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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