Hyperkeratosis

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(HY-per-KAYR-uh-TOH-sis) is a condition marked by thickening of the outer layer of the skin, which is made of keratin (a tough, protective protein). It can result from normal use (corns, calluses) , chronic inflammation (eczema) , or genetic disorders (X-linked ichthyosis, ichthyosis vulgaris).


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