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Ichthyosis Vulgaris - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Ichthyosis Vulgaris in Urdu

یہ جلد کے مردہ خلیوں کی جلد کی سطح پر موٹی، خشک تہ کی شکل میں جمع ہونے کی بیماری ہے۔  یہ حالت زیادہ تر پیدائش کے بعد یا بچپن میں سامنے آتی ہے۔ اس کی بعض اوقات تشخیص نہیں ہو پاتی اور اسے جلد کی خشکی سمجھا جاتا ہے۔ اس کا کوئی حتمی علاج دریافت نہیں ہوا ہے لیکن اس بیماری پر قابو پانا ممکن ہے۔ یہ ایک موروثی بیماری ہے جس کو فش سکیل ڈیزیز بھی کہا جاتا ہے۔  بعض اوقات اس کی  درست تشخیص نہ ہونے کی وجہ سے اس کو ڈرماٹائٹس کی  طرح کی بیماری سمجھا جاتا ہے لین یہ اس سے مختلف بیماری ہے۔  

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Summary about Ichthyosis Vulgaris in English

Ichthyosis vulgaris is an inherited disorder of the skin in which dead skin cells accumulate on the surface of the skin in the form of thick, dry scales. Scales of ichthyosis Vulgaris, sometimes called fish-scale diseases or corneal diseases, may be present at birth but are most often found in early childhood. Sometimes mild cases of ichthyosis Ichthyosis vulgaris is an inherited disorder of the skin in which dead skin cells accumulate on the surface of the skin in the form of thick, dry scales. Scales of ichthyosis vulgaris, sometimes called fish-scale diseases or corneal diseases, may be present at birth, but are most often found in early childhood. Sometimes mild cases of ichthyosis vulgaris are not diagnosed because they are considered extremely dry skin. Most cases of ichthyosis vulgaris are mild, but some are serious. Sometimes other skin diseases, such as allergic dermatitis of the skin, are associated with ichthyosis vulgaris. No treatment for ichthyosis vulgaris has been found and treatments are focused on controlling the disease. As it is a hereditary disorder so no exact treatment is reported for this ailment but lactic acid and retinoid drugs are prescribed to lowers the severity of symptoms.

Symptoms of Ichthyosis Vulgaris

The following are the most prevalent symptoms of Ichthyosis Vulgaris:

  • Scales that are brown, gray, or white
  • Severely dry skin
  • Thickened skin
  • Flaky scalp
  • Itchy skin
  • Polygon-shaped scales on the skin

Causes of Ichthyosis Vulgaris

If genetic defects do not cause ichthyosis, it is referred to as acquired ichthyosis. It is frequently linked to other disorders such as:

  • Cancer
  • Thyroid disease
  • HIV/AIDS

Treatment

Your doctor may recommend treatments to help hydrate the skin, remove dead skin, and manage inflammation and itching, including:

  • Specialized creams or ointments
  • Topical treatments
  • Lactic acid or other alpha hydroxy acids
  • Retinoids

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