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Spotlight On… Ichthyosis

Written by: Deen Kurrimbux

Ichthyosis is a group of 26 skin diseases derived from the Ancient Greek word “ichthys” meaning “fish” because of the way the symptoms manifest as dry, hard and scaly skin. Ichthyosis vulgaris is the most common occurring (95% of cases) and is among a group of inherited ichthyoses.

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