Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: -

Xerosis cutis due to reduced formation of sebaceous gland lipids.

occurrence in:

  • Diseases of atopic genesis
  • Older age
  • Ichthyoses
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Deficiencies (vitamin A, zinc)
  • Drug-induced (e.g.: vitamin A)

Dry skin (dermatoscopic : White Scale Sign)


Clinical picture


Schaich B, Korting HC, Hollmann J. Skin lipids in seborrhea- and sebostasis-associated skin diseases. Hautarzt. 1993 Feb;44(2):75-80.