Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas.
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Definitions of Ichthyosis:
Any of several generalized skin disorders characterized by dryness, roughness, and scaliness, due to hypertrophy of the stratum corneum epidermis. Most are genetic, but some are acquired, developing in association with other systemic disease or genetic syndrome.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is fishlike (dry and scaly)
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Ichthyosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Ichthyosis, or a subtype of Ichthyosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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