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The following Conditions are related to Ichthyosis

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  • Deciduous skin

    Deciduous skin is defined as the periodic, continuous, or seasonal peeling or shedding of the epidermal skin layer considering a generalized distribution.Deciduous skin is also referred to as the peeling skin syndrome (PSS), which is a rare autosomal recessive form of ichthyosis.This is clinically characterized by asymptomatic, superficial, and spontaneous peeling of the skin.It is also histologic  Read More

  • Doc 8, curth-macklin type

    Ichthyosis hystrix, Curth-Macklin type is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by dark hyperkeratotic plaques and palmoplantar keratoderma over knuckles, knees, and elbows.The causative mutations occur in the gene KRT1. The gene is responsible for the supramolecular assembly of keratin intermediate filaments.The histological examination of skin lesion biopsies diagnoses the disease through the  Read More