Harlequin Ichthyosis is hereditary disorder which can lead to serious dermatological problems. Apparent from birth, infants suffering from it have hard, thick skin in most parts of their body. This condition causes the skin to be hard and rough in texture and shaped like hexagonal plates separated by cracks.
HOW IS HARLEQUIN ICHTHYOSIS DIAGNOSED?
Contrary to popular beliefs, harlequin ichthyosis not contagious and but the person suffering from has chances of suffering from an infection.