Dorfman-Chanarin Syndrome (DCS)

Case report


Mohamed Elghadi, Abdulraof Elzagdani, Rabia Gwedar, Fauzi Sagher

Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tripoli Medical Centre Tripoli, Libya

JMJ 2009,Vol.9, No.1: 73-75


DCS is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder characterized by congenital ichthyosis and presence of intracellular lipid droplets in neutrophils and other tissues. We present the first patient from Libya with a review of previously reported cases.

Keywords: Ichthyosis, Fatty liver, Hypertriglycerid, Eosinophilia.