Ichthyosis cheek eyebrow syndrome

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Ichthyosis cheek eyebrow syndrome

Ichthyosis cheek eyebrow syndrome is one form of ichthyosis, a rare genetic skin disorder, in which dead skin cells accumulate in thick, dry scales on your skin's surface, with prominent full cheeks and sparse thin eyebrows. Exposure to sunlight may improve or worsen the condition. In some cases, excess dead skin sheds much better from wet tanned skin after bathing or a swim, although the dry skin might be preferable to the damaging effects of sun exposure.

Ichthyosis cheek eyebrow syndrome has been described in several individuals from four generations of one family. There is no cure for ichthyosis. The main goal of treatment is to moisturize and exfoliate. This helps prevent dryness, scaling, cracking and build-up of skin.

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