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Ichthyosis (Xeroderma) Summary

Description: Any of several generalized skin disorders characterized by dryness, roughness, and scaliness, due to hypertrophy of the stratum corneum epidermis. Most are genetic, but some are acquired, developing in association with other systemic disease or genetic syndrome.

Also Known As: Xeroderma; Ichthyoses; Xerodermas

Networked: 809 relevant articles (35 outcomes, 44 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ichthyosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinoids : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 18 results : IBA
  2. tazarotene (Tazorac) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 2
  3. Urea (Carbamide) : 3 outcomes in 10 results : FDA 6 Generic
  4. Etretinate : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 16 results : FDA 1
  5. Tacrolimus (Prograf) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 7 Generic
  6. Acquired ichthyosis : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  7. Emollients : 2 outcomes in 6 results : IBA
  8. calcipotriene (calcipotriol) : 2 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 9 Generic
  9. liarozole : 1 outcome 3 studies in 4 results : IBA
  10. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results : FDA 33 Generic
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Diseases Related to Ichthyosis

  1. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
  2. Acne Vulgaris
  3. Skin Diseases
  4. Lichen Planus (Lichen Ruber Planus)
  5. Lamellar Ichthyosis (Harlequin Ichthyosis)
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Key Therapies for Ichthyosis

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  1. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  2. Hydrotherapy (Whirlpool Bath) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Curettage : 1 outcome in 2 results
  5. Cochlear Implantation : 1 study in 4 results
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