The following Conditions are related to Skin thickening

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  • Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis

    An accurate diagnosis is crucial to properly inform and counsel parents about epidermolytic hyperkeratosis or epidermolytic ichthyosis (EI). Prenatal diagnosis and genetic counseling are other options.Infection, secondary sepsis, and electrolyte imbalance are all heightened risks for newborns with epidermolytic ichthyosis who have denuded skin. The neonatal ICU should receive these infants so that it can monitor th  Read More

  • Erythropoietic protoporphyria

    Most forms of erythropoietic protoporphyria are inherited.The risk factors of erythropoietic protoporphyria include:Porphyria can occur if you inherit a defective gene from one of your parents (autosomal dominant pattern) or inherit a defective gene from both parents (autosomal recessive pattern).Environmental factors may also trigger the development of signs and symptoms in porphyria.Trig  Read More