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Research & Reviews  57 results

X-Linked Ichthyosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1111398-overview

Jun 9th, 2022 - Practice Essentials In 1965, Wells and Kerr [1] first recognized X-linked ichthyosis (XLI) in 81 affected males. X-linked ichthyosis is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the enzyme steroid sulfatase (STS). STS is involved in the metabolis...

X-Linked Ichthyosis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1111398-overview

Jun 9th, 2022 - Practice Essentials In 1965, Wells and Kerr [1] first recognized X-linked ichthyosis (XLI) in 81 affected males. X-linked ichthyosis is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the enzyme steroid sulfatase (STS). STS is involved in the metabolis...

X-Linked Ichthyosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1111398-print

Jun 9th, 2022 - Practice Essentials In 1965, Wells and Kerr[1] first recognized X-linked ichthyosis (XLI) in 81 affected males. X-linked ichthyosis is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the enzyme steroid sulfatase (STS). STS is involved in the metabolism...

X-Linked Ichthyosis Medication
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1111398-medication

Jun 9th, 2022 - Keratolytics Class Summary Alpha hydroxy acids are effective in the treatment of X-linked ichthyosis. Ammonium lactate (Lac-Hydrin) View full drug information Ammonium lactate contains lactic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid that has keratolytic action...

X-Linked Ichthyosis Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1111398-workup

Jun 9th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Diagnosis of patients with X-linked ichthyosis and female carriers is based on biochemical and genetic analysis. Genetic analysis currently is the most accurate diagnostic method in most patients. X-linked ichthyosis can be diag...

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News  8 results

Clinical genetic testing for skin disorders continues to advance
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/245819/pediatrics/clinical-genetic-testing-skin-disorders-continues-advance
Doug Brunk

Sep 8th, 2021 - With more than 300 genetic skin disorders involving more than 1,000 genes and hundreds of genetic tests available on the market, it can be daunting for health care providers and families of pediatric patients to navigate the landscape. Dr.

Despite New Ichthyosis Treatment Recommendations, 'Many Questions Still Exist'
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949188

Apr 13th, 2021 - For as many disorders of cornification and types of ichthyosis that have been shown to benefit from retinoids, a seemingly equal number have no data or show no improvement. According to a consensus statement published in the February issue of Pedi...

Despite new ichthyosis treatment recommendations, ‘many questions still exist’
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/238473/pediatrics/despite-new-ichthyosis-treatment-recommendations-many
Doug Brunk

Apr 12th, 2021 - For as many disorders of cornification and types of ichthyosis that have been shown to benefit from retinoids, a seemingly equal number have no data or show no improvement. Dr.

A 13-month-old, healthy black male presented with a 6-month history of dry, scaly skin on the body
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/196680/pediatrics/13-month-old-healthy-black-male-presented-6-month-history-dry
Donna Bilu Martin, MD

Mar 20th, 2019 - Ichthyosis vulgaris Ichthyoses describe a group of disorders of cornification in which the epidermis differentiates abnormally, leading to generalized scaling of the skin. Ichthyosis is derived from the Greek word for fish, “ichthys.

Coalescing Hyperkeratotic Plaques and Papules
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/189418/mixed-topics/coalescing-hyperkeratotic-plaques-and-papules?channel=113
Joanna Jaros, BA, Artem M. Sergeyenko, MD et. al.

Nov 26th, 2018 - The Diagnosis: X-Linked Ichthyosis Immunohistochemical staining of a punch biopsy specimen from the left foot with cytokeratin markers AE1/3, 5/6, and 19 showed normal positive uptake. Further workup was recommended, and the patient was referred t.

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