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Image Number 2021 (Ichthyosis vulgaris hereditary)


Diagnosis: Ichthyosis vulgaris hereditary

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: M

Age: 5


Description: Generalized xerosis and scaliness.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Widespread skin dryness with scaliness involved the scalp, face especially around the eyes, ears, nose and mouth, the extensor surfaces of the limbs and palms and soles. The condition started just few months after birth with winter exacerbations. Family history of similar problem was negative.  

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