* * *ichthyosis vul·gar·is -.vəl-'gar-əs n the common hereditary form of ichthyosis
* * *the most common form of ichthyosis, an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutation in the FLG gene (locus: 1q21), which encodes filaggrin. Onset is after the first year of life, often near puberty. It is characterized by prominent fine scaling, mainly on the extensor surfaces of the limbs and back, with flexures, the abdomen, and the face usually being spared; there is accentuated marking with creases on the palms and soles, and sometimes atopy. Called also i. simplex.
Ichthyosis vulgaris with typical fishlike scales.
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