“My husband is a soldier in the Us army and is often on mission abroad. Last week, he was for a training in El Paso. I had him for two months not seen. Together with our son I brought him a visit. Thursday it was unfortunately time to return. When we boarded the plane boarded, spoke to one of the stewards to me. He asked me what the ‘strange stains’ on our faces were. I told him that my son and I ichthyosis”, the woman says to the American newspaper ‘The Washington Post’.Read also Plane to Bali must emergency landing after woman discovered that the man her cheating
Ichthyosis is a non-contagious chronic skin abnormality in which the upper part of the skin, the stratum corneum, is thicker than otherwise. The skin becomes very dry and scaly. To date, there is still no curative solution for this genetic skin disease found. The treatment consists of supportive medication and creams for the itching to fight.