What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Ichthyosis is pathologically

Ichthyosis creates distinctive

Massage is definitely indicated

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dry skin-muck more severe

diamond-shaped "scales" on the

for this condition. It probably


than average dry skin.

skin, usually on the lower legs.

won't be a permanent solution




to this congenital problem, but




it can certainly make it better in




the short run. Take care to avoid




areas where cracking exposes




the blood to the possibility of in-






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