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Ichthyosis: Introduction

Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ichthyosis is available below.

Symptoms of Ichthyosis

Wrongly Diagnosed with Ichthyosis?

Ichthyosis: Related Patient Stories

Ichthyosis: Deaths

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Ichthyosis: Complications

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Causes of Ichthyosis

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Disease Topics Related To Ichthyosis

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Misdiagnosis and Ichthyosis

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Ichthyosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Ichthyosis: Animations

Research about Ichthyosis

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Clinical Trials for Ichthyosis

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Statistics for Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Ichthyosis:

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 Institutes of Health (NIH)


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