X-linked ichthyosis

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X-linked ichthyosis: A rare genetic skin disorder occurring in males only and resulting from an inborn error of metabolism (deficiency of the enzyme steroid sulfatase).

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Dry skin, Scaling skin, Thick skin, Pruritus Enzyme steroid ,sulfatase deficiency, Increased blood cholesterol ,sulfate level Accumulation of cholesterol ,sulfate in the skin

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