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GLOSSARY : Extremely dry, irritated and atopic skin

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Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis is characterized by substantial dryness of the skin and the presence of dry flakes. The skin also feels coarse to the touch. Ichthyosis results from an abnormal thickening of the corneal layer, which is the upper layer of the epidermis.

This word also belongs to the categories Dry and uncomfortable skin, Dry to very dry skin, Dry and rough skin.