Disease Information for Ichthyosis, X-linked

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Fissuring/thickened skin areas
Rash, chronic/Dermatitis
Rash/Keratotic
Scaling/Skin finding
Thickened skin/diffuse
Thickened/lichenified dermatitis
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Ichthyosis
Neonatal Erythroderma
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Chemotaxis failure/phagocytes/effect
Process
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
Definition

Chronic form of ichthyosis that is inherited as a sex-linked recessive trait carried on the X-chromosome and transmitted to the male offspring. It is characterized by severe scaling, especially on the extremities, and is associated with steroid sulfatase deficiency.

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