Ictiosis adquirida en las piernas

La ictiosis es producto de una anomalía en la cornificación (producción de la capa externa de células muertas) de la piel. Se reconocen muchas formas distintas de ictiosis, y por lo general, ésta es más grave en el invierno y en el área de las piernas. En esta fotografía se puede observar la apariencia seca y escamosa de la piel.Ictiosis adquirida en las piernas

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Last reviewed 11/20/2012 by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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