ichthyosis

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ich·thy·o·sis

 (ĭk′thē-ō′sĭs)
n.
Any of a group of chiefly genetic disorders that are characterized by dry, scaly, and often thickened skin.

ichthyosis

(ˌɪkθɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scaly. Also called: xeroderma Nontechnical name: fishskin disease
ichthyotic adj

ich•thy•o•sis

(ˌɪk θiˈoʊ sɪs)

n.
a hereditary disorder of the outermost horny tissue characterized by dry, scaly skin.

ichthyosis

a dermatologie condition in which the skin resembles fish scales. — ichthyotic, adj.
See also: Fish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ichthyosis - any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is dry and scaly like a fish
xeroderma, xerodermia - a mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin
Translations
Ichthyosis

ich·thy·o·sis

n. ictiosis, dermatosis congénita caracterizada por sequedad y peladura escamosa esp. de las extremidades.

ichthyosis

n ictiosis f
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The collodion baby phenotype is characterized by a shiny parchment-like membrane that covers the baby's body, ectropion, and fissures, and is commonly associated with autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis (ARCI).
Congenital icthyosis--there has been a case series involving three infants with congenital ichthyosis.
2 neonates were admitted for congenital ichthyosis with collodion baby and 1 infant for the Kasabach-Merritt syndrome.
The 3 major types of autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis are Harlequin ichthyosis, lamellar ichthyosis, and congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma.
MULTAN -- A baby boy, who was born with Congenital Ichthyosis, a neonatal skin disease, on May 17 at Nistar Hospital is under treatment in the hospital.
It is one of the most severe form of congenital ichthyosis, characterized by a thickening of the keratin layer in fetal skin.

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