According to symptoms, mode of inheritance and onset time, there are four main types of ichthyosis: ichthyosis vulgaris, X-linked ichthyosis, lamellar ichthyosis and bullous ichthyosis.(also other types known as harlequin ichthyosis, epidermolytic ichthyosis, collodion baby, etc)
Ichthyosis is a rare hereditary skin disease with a worldwide incidence rate is around 4 per thousand. Skin, as the biggest organ of our body, but be seriously damages the normal sweat and metabolic function by ichthyosis. Therefore the patient's skin appears at different degrees of dry peeling, keratosclerosis hardening, and the skin is covered with fish scale brown scale, which is common in human limbs. Those severe patients with deep thickening scale color and full of the whole body, which seriously affects not only the normal life but also even the metabolism of kidney and other organs, very harmful to the health of those severe patients.
According to symptoms, mode of inheritance and onset time, there are four main types of ichthyosis:
ichthyosis vulgaris, X-linked ichthyosis, lamellar ichthyvsis and bullous ichthyosis.
In 2003, with support from several sources, Beijing Zhangjian Ichthyosis Research Institute was established. And then “Zhangjian Therapy” was formally applied in clinical treatment; up to now, nearly 30 thousand ichthyosis patients at home and abroad have been healed.
47 years ago, Zhang Jian was an oncologist. Later she decided to study the treatment of ichthyosis on her own because her daughter suffered from ichthyosis and had not been effectively treated.
She collected the related materials everywhere, and finally she was inspired by the theory of “massage and bath” in the book called The Inner Canon of Huangdi. After decades of unremitting study and improvement, she has developed the “Zhangjian Therapy” based on herbal fumigation and skin care with TCM, and finally she had cured her daughter’s ichthyosis. At present, her daughter is 64 years old, and her skin is quite good. Ichthyosis never recurred to her; and ichthyosis has never inherited to her descendants.
Helen, from the US, found Zhangjian Therapy through Google search in August and consulted us about her dry, scaly skin that had been bothering her for years. After communication, our dermatologist diagnosed her with mild Ichthyosis Vulgaris and provided her with a home treatment package for 7 days.
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