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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It expects to file an IND for its number two candidate KB105 for lamellar ichthyosis in Q4.
The official said that there is also a plan to have a specific day to raise awareness about children with chronic skin conditions as there is lack of awareness among families about life-long diseases like ichthyosis, epidermolysis bullosa.
Among the associations participated: Official Lupus Peru, Multiple Sclerosis, Looking for Hope, Pulmonary Hypertension, Marfan Syndrome, Hereditary Angiodema, Peru Linfangioma, Cystic Fibrosis of Peru, Ichthyosis, Taxpayers of Peru - Taxpayers out of respect, Hereditary Angiodema, Network of patients with HIV, Federation of rare diseases, among others.
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A dermatologic form of ADX-102 is in late-stage clinical development for the treatment of ichthyosis due to Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome, an inborn error of aldehyde metabolism.
Congenital icthyosis--there has been a case series involving three infants with congenital ichthyosis.
The third common dermatosis was senile ichthyosis (29.
gov/condition/harlequin-ichthyosis) Harlequin ichthyosis is a painful disease.
Harlequin ichthyosis is a very rare condition that affects the skin of newborns.
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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.