A rare epidermal disease characterized by rough dry skin with prominent plate-like scaling. It is non-hereditary and usually arises during adulthood in the context of a variety of diseases or conditions like various types of cancer autoimmune diseases endocrine disorders nutritional deficiencies but also as a side effect of certain medications. Severity depends on the underlying disease or condition.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023
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