The following Conditions are related to Scaling skin

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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

  • Ichthyosis netherton syndrome

    Newborns with Ichthyosis Netherton syndrome have Skin that is reddish (erythroderma) and occasionally has a thick, parchment-like skin covering. Scaly and R patches are predominant.Trichorrhexis, sometimes known as "bamboo hair," causes hair shafts to be brittle and break readily, resulting in short, sparse hair.The scaling may have a characteristic circular pattern in older kids and adults (icht  Read More

  • Keratosis palmoplantaris with periodontopathia and onychogryposis

    Haim-Munk syndrome is a rare inherited disorder characterized by the development of dry scaly patches of skin that are abnormally red and thickened on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperkeratosis). Such patches may appear around the age of one to five years. However, in some cases, hyperkeratosis may be present at birth (congenital). These reddened patches are usually confined to the undersides of the hands and fee  Read More