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Follicular ichthyosis

Follicular ichthyosis: Introduction

Follicular ichthyosis: A genetic skin disorder which causes the skin to become red, dry and scaly. It can occur anywhere on the body where there are hair follicles. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Follicular ichthyosis is available below.

Symptoms of Follicular ichthyosis

Wrongly Diagnosed with Follicular ichthyosis?

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Causes of Follicular ichthyosis

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Misdiagnosis and Follicular ichthyosis

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go...read more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp...read more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called ...read more »

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Definitions of Follicular ichthyosis:

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