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The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Ichthyosis.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Ichthyosis as a symptom include:
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 Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Ichthyosis mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ichthyosis. Of the 52 causes of Ichthyosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Ichthyosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Ichthyosis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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