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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Effective treatment of severe thermo dysregulation by oral retinoids in a patient with recessive congenital lamellar ichthyosis. Clin Exp Dermatol 2008; 33: 578-81.
Hereditary causes include pachyonychia congenita, Mal de Meleda, Unna-Thost, Vohwinkel, Papillon-Lefevre syndrome, [3,4] mutilating keratoderma, lamellar ichthyosis. Nonhereditary diseases include vascular anomalies as seen in Raynaud disease, diabetes mellitus, linear scleroderma, systemic sclerosis and psoriasis.
A mutated gene carried by both mother Sarika and father Santosh left the children with crippling Lamellar Ichthyosis.
In this case report, we present a new cutaneous side effect of ponatinib "lamellar ichthyosis." The patients should be informed about possible cutaneous side effects and appropriate skin care to avoid unnecessary drug cessation.
Chanarin-Dorfman syndrome mostly present as congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma but can also manifest as lamellar ichthyosis and erythrokeratoderma variabilis like picture.10 Our patient presented with nonbullous ichthyosiform erythroderma.