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โœจ๐ˆ๐œ๐ก๐ญ๐ก๐ฒ๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ ๐•๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ ๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ฌโœจ โœ… ๐˜พ๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™จ๐™š๐™™ ๐™—๐™ฎ ๐™š๐™ญ๐™˜๐™š๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™™๐™ง๐™ฎ, ๐™จ๐™˜๐™–๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™จ๐™ ๐™ž๐™ฃ It is due to mutations in the gene encoding the protein filaggrin. Filaggrin is a protein required for the binding of keratin fibres in epidermal cells, to form an effective skin barrier. A good skin barrier is important to maintain the skin pH, retain moisture in the stratum corneum, and reduce trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). โœ… ๐˜ผ๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™จ๐™ค๐™ข๐™–๐™ก ๐™จ๐™š๐™ข๐™ž๐™™๐™ค๐™ข๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ If there's mutation in only one of the genes, it will be a mild form of the disease. If two of the genes are mutated, it will be a more severe form of the disease. โœ… ๐™๐™จ๐™ช๐™–๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™—๐™ž๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ Most will present at 2 months of age and before the age of 5. Symptoms may worsen up to puberty, and may improve with age โœ… ๐˜ฟ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ž๐™—๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ Affects the extensor aspect of the limbs, scalp, face and trunk. Skin folds such as armpits, elbow and knees are often not affected. โœ… ๐˜ผ๐™จ๐™จ๐™ค๐™˜๐™ž๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ค๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ง ๐™จ๐™ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ 75% have keratosis Pilaris and 50% have Atopic dermatitis (eczema) โœจ ๐Š๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ ๐๐ข๐ฅ๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ โœจ โœ… ๐˜พ๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™จ๐™š๐™™ ๐™—๐™ฎ ๐™™๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™จ๐™ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™๐™–๐™ž๐™ง ๐™›๐™ค๐™ก๐™ก๐™ž๐™˜๐™ก๐™š๐™จ ๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™ช๐™œ๐™œ๐™š๐™™ ๐™—๐™ฎ ๐™จ๐™˜๐™–๐™ก๐™š Due to abnormal keratinisation of the lining of the upper portion of the hair follicle causing scale to fill the follicle instead of exfoliating โœ… ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™ข๐™ข๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™˜๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™™๐™ง๐™š๐™ฃ Affects up ยฝ of normal children and up to ยพ of children with ichthyosis vulgaris Most prominent during teenage years and may improve with age โœ… ๐˜ฟ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ž๐™—๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ Affects the outer aspect of both upper arms, thighs, upper back, buttocks and sides of the cheeks โ€ผ๏ธ Both of these can be managed similarly - swipe left to find out moreโ€ผ๏ธ ๐ŸŒธ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.crystallee/
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Putrisari

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thankyou so much dr Crystal. as always love ur information. i see ur effort for the infographic. it's great๐Ÿ’– and it's good
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great information to share xx
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OhHanny

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thanks for the information๐Ÿ˜Š
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BlueNWhite

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Thank you for this, Dr Leeโฃ๏ธ I shared it with my teen son!
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