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Ichthyosis, acquired - legs

Ichthyosis, acquired - legs

Overview

Ichthyosis results from an abnormality in the cornification (production of the outer dead layer) of the skin. Many different forms of ichthyosis are recognized. Notice the dry skin and scaly appearance. Ichthyosis is usually worse in the winter and is more severe over the legs.

Update Date 11/20/2012