A first cousin also had similar lesions.
Clinical Images of proband, her sister and cousin.
|Heals without ectropion|
Diagnosis: This may be a unique variant of Self-Healing Collodion Baby with limited expression.
Discussion: It's hard to explain this as anything other than an autosomal recessive disorder since none of the parents are affected (need to confirm by history). Reference 3. is available as a full text. I would imagine that cool compresses with clean water and an emollient with a petrolatum base for a few weeks may speed and aid healing. We will try to get some opinions from pediatric dermatologists.
1. Autosomal Recessive Congenital Ichthyosis.