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Collodion babies with Gaucher's disease.
  1. K Lui,
  2. C Commens,
  3. R Choong,
  4. R Jaworski
  1. Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia.


    Two neonates with acute infantile cerebral Gaucher's disease had prominent collodion skin. Ichthyosis has been described in some cases of metabolic lipid disorders, however, this is the first report of the association of lamellar desquamation of the newborn (collodion baby) with Gaucher's disease.

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