types of ichthyosis

Last reviewed 01/2018

Common types of ichthyosis include:

  • vulgaris
  • X - linked
  • lamellar
  • epidermolytic hyperkeratosis

Rare forms:

  • Refsum's disease
  • Sjogren - Larssen syndrome
  • Rud's syndrome
  • Conradi's disease
  • erythrokeratoderma variabilis
  • ichthyosis linearis circumflexa

Other icthyotic reactions may be present in:

  • hypothyroidism
  • Hodgkin's disease
  • leprosy
  • lymphoma
  • poor diet
  • malabsorption
  • sarcoidosis