Icthyosis

icthyosis clinical
Dermatology

Hereditary and Acquired Icthyosis Vulgaris

Background: The term ichthyosis is derived from the ancient Greek root ichthys, meaning fish. Hereditary ichthyosis vulgaris is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder first evident in early childhood. It is the most common form of ichthyosis, accounting for more than 95% of ichthyosis cases. Mutations in genes relating to skin barrier formation produce it. The […]

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