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Mesh term Ichthyosis, X-Linked

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Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Steroid Metabolism, Inborn Errors


Chronic form of ichthyosis that is inherited as a sex-linked recessive trait carried on the X-chromosome and transmitted to the male offspring. It is characterized by severe scaling, especially on the extremities, and is associated with steroid sulfatase deficiency.

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