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Follicular ichthyosis

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Follicular ichthyosis is available below.

Symptoms of Follicular ichthyosis

Wrongly Diagnosed with Follicular ichthyosis?

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Causes of Follicular ichthyosis

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Misdiagnosis and Follicular ichthyosis

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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".
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