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What kinds of ichthyosis can a child have?
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
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In brief: 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 ichthyosis, x-linked ichthyosis, bullous ichthyosis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, and others. Do see a dermatologist if you think you or a family member has it.

In brief: 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 ichthyosis, x-linked ichthyosis, bullous ichthyosis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, and others. Do see a dermatologist if you think you or a family member has it.
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