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Ichthyosis Vulgaris

definition

Most common form of ichthyosis characterized by prominent scaling especially on the extensor surfaces of the extremities and the entire trunk. The face and scalp are often affected only by fine, dry scales; there may also be moderate diffuse alopecia. The normal markings of the palms and soles are exaggerated. The production of sweat and sebum is reduced, the skin is dry, particularly in the winter months. The disorder is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.

synonyms

Ichthyosis Vulgaris, Ichthyosis Simplex

UMLS

Dominant congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, Dominant Ichthyosis Vulgaris, Ichthyosis Vulgaris, Ichthyosis Vulgaris, Dominant

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6 images found for this diagnose localisation: sacral region, diagnosis: Ichthyosis Vulgaris diagnosis: Ichthyosis Vulgaris localisation: buttocks, diagnosis: Ichthyosis Vulgaris diagnosis: Ichthyosis Vulgaris localisation: abdomen, diagnosis: Ichthyosis Vulgaris localisation: upper leg, diagnosis: Ichthyosis Vulgaris