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Causes of Ichthyosis:

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

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Ichthyosis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Ichthyosis may include:

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Ichthyosis: Animations

Ichthyosis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Ichthyosis

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Ichthyosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Ichthyosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Ichthyosis as a symptom include:

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 Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Ichthyosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Ichthyosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ichthyosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ichthyosis. Of the 52 causes of Ichthyosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 51 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ichthyosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Ichthyosis' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Ichthyosis:

The following list of medical conditions have Ichthyosis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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What are the alternative names for Ichthyosis:

Scaling skin
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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