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Ichthyosis, Erythrokeratodermia Progressiva Symmetrica


Synonyms of Ichthyosis, Erythrokeratodermia Progressiva Symmetrica
  • Disorder of Cornification 20
  • DOC 20
  • ECPSG
  • Erythrokeratodermia Congenitalis Progressiva Symmetrica, Gottron
  • Gottron's Erythrokeratodermia Congenitalis Progressiva Symmetrica

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Erythrokeratodermia Progressiva Symmetrica is a rare hereditary skin disorder characterized by red hardened (keratotic) plaques with clear limits. These plaques are distributed symmetrically on the surface of both sides of the body, as well as on the head, buttocks, and extremities. The lesions first appear during infancy. This disorder is a form of Ichthyosis, a group of rare hereditary disorders characterized by scaly skin.



    Organizations related to Ichthyosis, Erythrokeratodermia Progressiva Symmetrica
    • Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types
      1364 Welsh Road G2
      North Wales PA 19454
      Phone #: 215-619-0670
      800 #: 800-545-3286
      e-mail: info@scalyskin.org
      Home page: http://www.scalyskin.org
    • NIH/National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      1 AMS Circle
      Bethesda MD 20892-3675
      Phone #: 301-495-4484
      800 #: 877-226-4267
      e-mail: NIAMSinfo@mail.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info
    • National Registry for Ichthyosis and Related Disorders
      University of Washington
      Seattle WA 98195-6524
      Phone #: 206-616-3179
      800 #: 800-595-1265
      e-mail: ichreg@u.washington.edu
      Home page: http://www.skinregistry.org



    For a Complete Report

    This is an abstract of a report from the National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. ? (NORD). A copy of the complete report can be obtained for a small fee by visiting the NORD website. The complete report contains additional information including symptoms, causes, affected population, related disorders, standard and investigational treatments (if available), and references from medical literature. For a full-text version of this topic, see http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdblist.html