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What are the chances of getting ichthyosis?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
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 of ichthyosis in a given number of live births. If no number is given, the incidence is probably lower than one per million.

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