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What is Acquired ichthyosis?

What is Acquired ichthyosis?

  • Acquired ichthyosis: Thick, scaly skin that is not inherited but is associated with certain disorders such as vitamin A deficiency, hypothyroidism and certain cancers.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Acquired ichthyosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Acquired ichthyosis: Introduction

Types of Acquired ichthyosis:

Broader types of Acquired ichthyosis:

What causes Acquired ichthyosis?

Causes of Acquired ichthyosis: see causes of Acquired ichthyosis

What are the symptoms of Acquired ichthyosis?

Symptoms of Acquired ichthyosis: see symptoms of Acquired ichthyosis

Acquired ichthyosis: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acquired ichthyosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acquired ichthyosis: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acquired ichthyosis.
Treatments for Acquired ichthyosis: see treatments for Acquired ichthyosis
Research for Acquired ichthyosis: see research for Acquired ichthyosis

Name of Acquired ichthyosis

Main name of condition: Acquired ichthyosis

 

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