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X-Linked Ichthyosis (Ichthyosis, X Linked) Summary

Description: Chronic form of ichthyosis that is inherited as a sex-linked recessive trait carried on the X-chromosome and transmitted to the male offspring. It is characterized by severe scaling, especially on the extremities, and is associated with steroid sulfatase deficiency.

Also Known As: Ichthyosis, X Linked; Ichthyosis, X-Linked; Placental Steroid Sulfatase Deficiency; Steroid Sulfatase Deficiency; Ichthyoses, Sex-Linked Show All >>

Networked: 192 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 22 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for X-Linked Ichthyosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. cholesteryl sulfate : 1 outcome 2 studies in 24 results : IBA
  2. Acquired ichthyosis : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. 1 alpha,24-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (Tacalcitol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. Calcitriol (Calcijex) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 15 Generic
  5. Steryl-Sulfatase (Steroid Sulfatase) : 15 studies in 119 results : IBA
  6. Cholesterol : 3 studies in 13 results : IBA
  7. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  8. Lipids : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  9. Nonesterified Fatty Acids (NEFA) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  10. Urea (Carbamide) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 6 Generic
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Diseases Related to X-Linked Ichthyosis

  1. X-Linked Ichthyosis (Ichthyosis, X Linked)
  2. Ichthyosis Vulgaris (Dominant Ichthyosis Vulgaris)
  3. Ichthyosis (Xeroderma)
  4. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
  5. Darier Disease (Darier's Disease)
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Key Therapies for X-Linked Ichthyosis

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  1. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty) : 1 result
  2. Skin Transplantation (Skin Grafting) : 1 result
  3. Tissue Therapy (Cell Therapy) : 1 result
  4. Thoracotomy : 1 result
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 1 result

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