A genetic skin disease characterized by scaly areas of skin that usually appear in childhood. The palms and soles are often affected. Areas that tend to be spared include the armpits, the insides of the elbows, and the skin behind the knee. Many people with ichthyosis vulgaris also have asthma, eczema, or hay fever. The gene responsible for this disease is located on chromosome 1. Also known as ichthyosis simplex.
- Ichthyosis, spasticity, oligophrenia syndrome
NAD+ oxidoreductase deficiency (FAO deficiency); fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase deficiency (FALDH deficiency); and fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase 10 deficiency (FALDH10 deficiency).
- Ichthyosis-keratitis-deafness syndrome
See Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome.
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
615, 1963). For related information, see Jaundice.
Intensive care unit. The intensive care unit is a designated area of a hospital facility that is dedicated to the care of patients who are seriously ill.