Superficial epidermolytic ichthyosis

What is Superficial epidermolytic ichthyosis?

Superficial epidermolytic ichthyosis (SEI) is a rare keratinopathic ichthyosis (KI; see this term) characterized by the presence of superficial blisters and erosions at birth.

Other condition names

  • Ichthyosis bullosa of Siemens
  • SEI

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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