What is harlequin icthyosis disease on babies?

Answer it makes the skin so tight that it forms diamond like patterns on it and it makes your eyelids inside out and i think your mouth too so your eyes ad mouth are all blood red with the skin tightened.... Read More »

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What is harlequin disease?

Harlequin ichthyosis is a rare genetic disorder that causes severe skin effects in sufferers. It is caused by a mutation in the ABCA12 gene, which helps make protein that transports fats in the ski... Read More »

Can you die from Harlequin Ichthyosis disease?

Yes, you certainly can. And unfortunately mortality rates are extremely high for this genetic disease. Some of the most common causes of death are dehydration and infection (the skin is cracked and... Read More »

Picture of a baby with harlequin disease?

It was born in Arabia and is true not fake,It was even in the news, born this year in 2010......

What disease are babies often immunised?

Diptheria Tetanus Pertussis (whooping cough) Pneumococcal infection Measles Mumps Rubella (German Measles) Polio Mengitis C (this will vary by country)