Ichthyosis vulgaris Lizard skin

Ichthyosis vulgarisIchthyosis vulgaris
  • Facts:
    History of normal skin at birth, with gradual progression to dry scaly skin
    Condition worsens in the winter
  • History / PE:
    Dry and rough skin with horny plates over the extensor surfaces of the limbs
  • Differential Diagnosis:
    Atopic dermatitis (occurs in infancy, pruritis)
    Irritant contact dermatitis (history of exposure to irritant)

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July 29th 2010