Ichthyosis Vulgaris symptoms
Ichthyosis Vulgaris

  • Dry skin is an uncomfortable condition, marked by scaling, itching, and cracking. Learn about potential causes and strategies to prevent and treat it.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dermatitis is a general term for skin inflammation. The skin will typically appear dry, swollen, and red. The condition can have many causes, but it's not contagious. Dermatitis can be uncomfortable for some. How itchy your skin may feel can range...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A KOH exam will help your doctor determine whether you have a fungal infection on your skin. Learn more about the procedure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The medical term for scaling skin, desquamation, comes from the Latin desquamare, meaning “to scrape scales off a fish.” If you have seen or performed this activity, you understand what scaling skin is. The outer layer of skin becomes dry and flaky and peels away from the body in large pieces with the appearance of scales..
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Detecting changes in skin color is challenging because there is such a wide range of skin coloration in all individuals. Subtle changes like skin blanching may occur gradually over time, or there may be a sudden onset.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Blanching of skin occurs when the skin becomes pale in response to gentle pressure. Blanched skin, skin blanches, skin turns white.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hyperpigmentation is a condition that causes the skin to darken. It can occur in small patches. And it can cover large areas or affect the entire body. This condition usually isn't harmful, but it can be a symptom of another medical condition.
    Source:HLCMS
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