Ichthyosis follicularis-alopecia-photophobia syndrome

What is Ichthyosis follicularis-alopecia-photophobia syndrome?

Ichthyosis follicularis - alopecia - photophobia (IFAP) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by the triad of ichthyosis follicularis, alopecia, and photophobia from birth.

Other condition names

  • IFAP syndrome
  • Ichthyosis follicularis-atrichia-photophobia syndrome

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Not applicable, X-linked recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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