Oct 20, 2012
Ichthyosis vulgaris is an inherited skin disorder in which dead skin cells accumulate in thick, dry scales on your skin's surface.
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Skin: Into the breach
In the autumn of 2005, Alan Irvine, a dermatologist at Trinity College Dublin, noticed something unusual about a cohort of patients with ichthyosis vulgaris — a dry, scaly skin disease.
The allergy gene
How a mutation in a skin protein revealed a link between eczema and asthma. Greg Betza It was a tense Friday afternoon in October 2005.