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What is Follicular ichthyosis?

What is Follicular ichthyosis?

  • 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.

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".
Source - Orphanet

Follicular ichthyosis: Introduction

Types of Follicular ichthyosis:

Broader types of Follicular ichthyosis:

What causes Follicular ichthyosis?

Causes of Follicular ichthyosis: see causes of Follicular ichthyosis

What are the symptoms of Follicular ichthyosis?

Symptoms of Follicular ichthyosis: see symptoms of Follicular ichthyosis

Onset of Follicular ichthyosis: birth or childhood

Follicular ichthyosis: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Follicular ichthyosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Follicular ichthyosis: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Follicular ichthyosis.
Treatments for Follicular ichthyosis: see treatments for Follicular ichthyosis

Name of Follicular ichthyosis

Main name of condition: Follicular ichthyosis


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