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What is ABCD syndrome?

What is ABCD syndrome?

  • ABCD syndrome: A rare inherited condition characterized by albinism, deafness, a black lock of hair and intestinal abnormalities.

ABCD syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that ABCD syndrome, or a subtype of ABCD syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list ABCD syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

ABCD syndrome: Introduction

Types of ABCD syndrome:

Broader types of ABCD syndrome:

How serious is ABCD syndrome?

Complications of ABCD syndrome: see complications of ABCD syndrome

What causes ABCD syndrome?

Causes of ABCD syndrome: see causes of ABCD syndrome

What are the symptoms of ABCD syndrome?

Symptoms of ABCD syndrome: see symptoms of ABCD syndrome

Complications of ABCD syndrome: see complications of ABCD syndrome

Can anyone else get ABCD syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of ABCD syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of ABCD syndrome

ABCD syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for ABCD syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and ABCD syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for ABCD syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for ABCD syndrome.
Treatments for ABCD syndrome: see treatments for ABCD syndrome

Name and Aliases of ABCD syndrome

Main name of condition: ABCD syndrome

Other names or spellings for ABCD syndrome:

albinism, black lock, cell migration disorder of the neurocytes of the gut and deafness, Albinism [black lock - cell migration disorder of the neurocytes of the gut - sensorineural deafness]

Albinism, Black lock, Cell migration disorder of the neurocytes of the gut, and deafness
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

ABCD syndrome: Related Conditions

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