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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Further Research and: Gene therapy , no body know if some day some body figure a way out of this disease or other..

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
ICHTHYOSIS TYPES: This means "fish skin." dry, thick, scaly, or flaky skin. The various kinds include ichthyosis vulgaris, the most common kind. Others are lamellar ich ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
One per million: Incidence figures are only best guesses, because all of these diseases are relatively rare. This number is the likelihood of seeing a particular form ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Very rare: I would bet that doctors have rarely if ever seen this.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Steroid sulfatase : Deficiency.Manifests with dry, scaly skin and is due to deletions or mutations in the sts gene. Xli can also occur in the context of larger deletions ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Infant skin disorder: Harlequin ichthyosis is a genetic disorder which causes babies to be born with hard, thick skin (like plates). It limits mobility and can lead to resp ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No cure for it: Ichthyosis is a heterogeneous family of at least 28 generalized, mostly genetic skin disorders. All types of ichthyosis have dry, thickened, scaly or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The worst form: The features of the sufferers are severe cranial and facial deformities. The ears may be very poorly developed or absent, also the nose. The eyelids a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
A challenge!: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/harlequin-ichthyosis the above link is to a pretty good site that can explain this far better than i can in just 400 ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Harlequin ichytosis: This is a rare genetic disease which used to be a fatal disease. Today however, retinoids have been used with some degree of success. There is a natio ... Read More

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