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Diseases » Follicular ichthyosis » Glossary

Glossary for Follicular ichthyosis

  • Dry skin: Dryness of the skin.
  • Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: A rare inherited skin disorder affecting mostly males and characterized by hardening of skin around hair follicles which leads to scarring and loss of hair. The skin on the face, neck, forearms and other areas can also be affected.
  • Red skin: The occurrence of red skin
  • Rough skin: The appearance of rough skin
  • Scaly skin: Toughness or scaliness of the skin
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin


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