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by confettiskin
Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:23 am
Forum: ichthyosis
Topic: Non-Bullous Ichthyosiform Erythroderma
Replies: 4
Views: 3943

Re: Non-Bullous Ichthyosiform Erythroderma

Hi! Given your description, it sounds like you have what is also known as Autosomal Recessive Congenital Ichthyosis, or ARCI. The pulled down eye problem is called ectropion. If you don't keep your eyes hydrated, they can dry out and cause corneal damage, called erosion. This takes a very long time ...
by confettiskin
Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: ichthyosis
Topic: X-Linked Ichthyosis
Replies: 5
Views: 5399

Re: X-Linked Ichthyosis

It's my understanding that severity may differ from one child to another with the same parents (and therefore the same mutation), but generally what one child has is in the ballpark of what another gets. So it might be a little more severe or a little milder, but not much. No one knows the reasons f...
by confettiskin
Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: ichthyosis
Topic: Ichthyosis and Vitamin D Deficiency
Replies: 7
Views: 7687

Re: Ichthyosis and Vitamin D Deficiency

It seems to be a common problem. My spouse and kids have ichthyosis en confetti and my spouse developed Mystery Sleeping Sickness a couple years ago. After about 6 months of thyroid tests and sleep studies, they finally figured it out and put her on a megadose of Vitamin D. Problem sorted. Later, I ...
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