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- Lamellar Ichthyosis (LI) is a rare, inherited skin disorder that manifests as dry scales, resulting in a rough-dry skin texture
- Lamellar Ichthyosis is a congenital disorder that belongs to the Ichthyosis family (a group of genetic skin conditions). It is of 5 different types - Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4, and Type 5
- Ichthyosis, in general, is of many different types. Some types are congenital and others are acquired. Ichthyosis can also be present as an acquired symptom in other disorders
- There are 5 different types of inherited Ichthyosis disorders that include the following:
- Ichthyosis Vulgaris
- Lamellar Ichthyosis, Type 1 to Type 5
- Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis (or Bullous Ichthyosis)
- Congenital Ichthyosiform Erythroderma
- X-Linked Recessive Ichthyosis
- The diagnosis for Lamellar Ichthyosis usually involves complete medical history assessment, physical examination, and genetic testing
- Once the condition is diagnosed, a symptomatic treatment of Lamellar Ichthyosis is undertaken, since the condition cannot be cured. This can help prevent complications such as skin infections (that may occur frequently otherwise)
- The prognosis of Lamellar Ichthyosis depends on the severity of the signs and symptoms. Individuals with mild signs and symptoms have a better prognosis than those with severe conditions
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