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Image Number 1595 (Ichthyosis vulgaris hereditary)


Diagnosis: Ichthyosis vulgaris hereditary

Site: Arm,upper

Sex: F

Age: 10


Description: Brownish rectangular scales.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 10-year-old girl presented with dry rough skin covered with rectangular brownish scales involving mainly the limbs and characteristically sparing the flexures as in the shown photo. Family history of ichthyosis was positive in one of her brothers and the onset of the condition was within the first year of life.

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