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What is Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa?

What is Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa?

  • Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: A rare condition characterized by yellowish or flesh-colored papules or plaques which have a flat top.

Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa, or a subtype of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa, 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 Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: Introduction

Types of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa:

Broader types of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa:

What causes Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa?

Causes of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: see causes of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa

What are the symptoms of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa?

Symptoms of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: see symptoms of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa

Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa.
Treatments for Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: see treatments for Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa
Research for Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: see research for Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa

Name and Aliases of Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa

Main name of condition: Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa

Other names or spellings for Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa:

AKE, Costa (OG) syndrome, focal acral hyperkeratosis, Collagenous plaques of hand and feet, Palmoplantar keratoderma, punctate type 3

AKE, Collagenous plaques of hand and feet, Palmoplantar keratoderma, punctate type 3
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa:

 

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