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by Dr Gabriela Petrof
Thu May 12, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Ichthyosis
Topic: Use of biologics in EI
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Use of biologics in EI

The use of biologics in severe types of congenital ichthyosis (Netherton syndrome) has been trialled in the USA. The use of biologics is not available (licensed) in the UK and there are no ongoing trials. Further studies are required and clinicians in larger centres looking after individuals with co...
by Dr Gabriela Petrof
Thu May 12, 2022 5:59 pm
Forum: Ichthyosis
Topic: Alternatives to zorac gel
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Re: Alternatives to zorac gel

Tazarotene which is the active ingredient of Zorac gel has been discontinued and withdrawn from the market in many countries. Unfortunately we don't have an alternative available.
by Dr Gabriela Petrof
Thu May 12, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Ichthyosis
Topic: Ichthyosis and Diabetes Type II
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Re: Ichthyosis and Diabetes Type II

Dear Jeremy, thank you for posting your question. A balanced diet is good for well being and maintaining health skin and good glycaemic control. You can maintain a good diet without high sugar intake with regular meals and hydration. Please discuss with your diabetic team how best to achieve this.
by Dr Gabriela Petrof
Thu May 12, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Ichthyosis
Topic: Retinoids for ichthyosis
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Retinoids for ichthyosis

Retinoids are commonly used by Dermatologists for a range of skin conditions. The truth is we don't know much about long-term use of oral retinoids. There is no consensus among Dermatologist about monitoring but clinical experience suggest they are safe. The main concerns are teratogenicity if the p...
by Dr Gabriela Petrof
Thu May 12, 2022 5:29 pm
Forum: Ichthyosis
Topic: Gene editing research for EI
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: Gene editing research for EI

Thank you for your question. I am not aware on anyone else having expertise in gene editing for EI. I would suggest you contact the authors of the 2019 publication who are based in Salzburg Austria. It may be possible they are working on the next steps.
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