DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for ichthyosis vulgaris

Ichthyosis vulgaris [DOID:1702]

Ichthyosis vulgaris (also known as "Autosomal dominant ichthyosis," and "Ichthyosis simplex") is a skin disorder causing dry, scaly skin. It is the most common form of ichthyosis,:486 affecting around 1 in 250 people. For this reason it is known as common ichthyosis. It is usually an autosomal dominant inherited disease (often associated with filaggrin), although a rare non-heritable version called acquired ichthyosis exists.:560

Synonyms:  ichthyosis vulgaris,  DOID:1702,  Dominant congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma (disorder),  Dominant congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma disorder,  Dominant congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma