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Dry scaly skin

Dry scaly skin: Introduction

Dry scaly skin: Dry scaly skin is skin that is unusually dry and appears to have a scale-like texture, possibly with flaking and peeling. See detailed information below for a list of 65 causes of Dry scaly skin, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Dry scaly skin:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Dry scaly skin. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Dry scaly skin: Symptom Checker

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Dry scaly skin: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Dry scaly skin

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Dry scaly skin: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Dry scaly skin

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Detailed list of causes of Dry scaly skin

The list below shows some of the causes of Dry scaly skin mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Dry scaly skin?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Dry scaly skin. Of the 65 causes of Dry scaly skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 61 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dry scaly skin:

The following list of conditions have 'Dry scaly skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Dry scaly skin Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Dry scaly skin based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Classifications of Dry scaly skin:

    Medical Conditions associated with Dry scaly skin:

    Scaly skin (483 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Tough skin (419 causes), Skin texture changes (497 causes)

    Symptoms related to Dry scaly skin:

    Dry skin (231 causes), Scaly skin (483 causes), Tough skin (419 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Seborrhoeic dermatitis, High fever (84 causes), Underactive thyroid gland (10 causes), Psoriasis, Inherited tendency, Vitamin A deficiency, Ichthyosis (52 causes), Sarcoidosis, Leprosy (23 causes)

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