Accepted for Publication: May 8, 2012.
Published Online: July 16, 2012. doi:10.1001 /archdermatol.2012.1947
AuthorContributions: Dr Fischer had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Fischer. Acquisition of data: Bourrat, Blanchet-Bardon, Derbois, and Fischer. Analysis and interpretation of data: Bourrat, Cure, and Fischer. Drafting of the manuscript: Bourrat and Fischer. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Blanchet-Bardon, Derbois, Cure, and Fischer. Statistical expertise: Fischer. Obtained funding: Fischer. Administrative, technical, and material support: Bourrat, Blanchet-Bardon, Cure, and Fischer.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by the Centre Nationale de Génotypage, Association Athina ichtyose Monaco, and the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types.
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We thank the patients and their families for providing specimens and phenotypic data. Susanne Schwonbeck, PhD, assisted with the figures.