Lamellar ichthyosis

LI; Collodian baby - lamellar ichthyosis; Ichthyosis congenital; Autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis - lamellar ichthyosis type

Lamellar ichthyosis (LI) is a rare skin condition. It appears at birth and continues throughout life.

Ichthyosis, acquired - legs

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.

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