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.
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causes, and treatments of Follicular ichthyosis is available below.
Symptoms of 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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Follicular ichthyosis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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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".
Source - Orphanet
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