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Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant

Introduction: Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant

Description of Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant

Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant (medical condition): A rare inherited skin disorder characterized by scaly...more »

See also:

Netherton syndrome ichthyosis:
  »Introduction: Netherton syndrome ichthyosis
  »Symptoms of Netherton syndrome ichthyosis
  »Causes of Netherton syndrome ichthyosis
  »Treatments for Netherton syndrome ichthyosis

Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant: Related Topics

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Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant as a Disease

Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant: Another name for Netherton syndrome ichthyosis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Netherton syndrome ichthyosis
  »Symptoms of Netherton syndrome ichthyosis
  »Causes of Netherton syndrome ichthyosis
  »Treatments for Netherton syndrome ichthyosis

Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant: Related Diseases

Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant: Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant

Some of the causes of Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant are included in the list below:

  • The condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner

Symptoms of Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant (Netherton syndrome ichthyosis)

Some of the symptoms of Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant incude:

  • Ichthyosiform erythroderma
  • Generalized skin redness
  • Dry scaly skin
  • Fine scaling on skin
  • Polycyclic skin eruption on trunk

Treatments for Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant (Netherton syndrome ichthyosis)

Treatments for Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant (Netherton syndrome ichthyosis) include:

  • Treatment involves symptomatic measures:
  • Emollients and keratolytics to assist with moisturizing the skin
  • Antibiotics for infections - skin or other.
  • Antihistamines
  • Topical steroids - not as useful in infants due to risk of systemic complications such as suppression of pituitary gland activity. Large areas of severely damaged skin allow more absorption of the steroids.

Treatment of Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant: For more treatment information about Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant, see treatment of Netherton syndrome ichthyosis (Ichthyosiform erythroderma variant)

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