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The ichthyoses are a family of genetic skin diseases characterized by dry, thickened, scaling skin. Dermatologists estimate that there are over twenty varieties of ichthyosis, with a wide range of severity and associated symptoms. This registry is designed to identify people in the United States with the ichthyoses and other related disorders and to collect information about their skin ailment and how it has affected them.
Nagoya University research identifies skin disease inherited as germline mutation from father

Nagoya University research identifies skin disease inherited as germline mutation from father

Scientists identify how key skin barrier protein drives development of eczema

Scientists identify how key skin barrier protein drives development of eczema

Scientists identify gene responsible for generating key lipid in skin barrier formation

Scientists identify gene responsible for generating key lipid in skin barrier formation

Researchers investigate why N14Y, N14K mutations have distinct effects in KID syndrome patients

Researchers investigate why N14Y, N14K mutations have distinct effects in KID syndrome patients

Galderma's trifarotene molecule gets FDA Orphan Drug Designation for treatment of congenital ichthyosis

Galderma's trifarotene molecule gets FDA Orphan Drug Designation for treatment of congenital ichthyosis

Overview of nanotechnology: Nanoparticles may eventually be used in cosmetic products

Overview of nanotechnology: Nanoparticles may eventually be used in cosmetic products

Discovery of MEDNIK syndrome

Discovery of MEDNIK syndrome

Skin creams can actually dry the skin

Skin creams can actually dry the skin

Genetic defect in skin cells leads to neurodermatitis, hay fever and asthma

Genetic defect in skin cells leads to neurodermatitis, hay fever and asthma

Gene discovered that causes dry skin and leads to eczema and asthma

Gene discovered that causes dry skin and leads to eczema and asthma