Disease Information for Ichthyosis vulgaris

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dry skin/scaling dry skin
Fissuring/thickened skin areas
Plaques/cutaneous
Rash, chronic/Dermatitis
Rash/Keratotic
Scaling/Skin finding
Thickened skin/diffuse
Thickened/lichenified dermatitis
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Dermatologic disorder
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cataract
Ichthyosis
Neonatal Erythroderma
Xeroderma
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Chemotaxis failure/phagocytes/effect
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Definition

Most common form of ICHTHYOSIS characterized by prominent scaling especially on the exterior surfaces of the extremities. It is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.

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