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What is Amaurosis hypertrichosis?

What is Amaurosis hypertrichosis?

  • Amaurosis hypertrichosis: A rare syndrome characterized by severe retinal dystrophy and excessive growth of hair.

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

Amaurosis hypertrichosis: Introduction

Types of Amaurosis hypertrichosis:

Broader types of Amaurosis hypertrichosis:

What causes Amaurosis hypertrichosis?

Causes of Amaurosis hypertrichosis: see causes of Amaurosis hypertrichosis

What are the symptoms of Amaurosis hypertrichosis?

Symptoms of Amaurosis hypertrichosis: see symptoms of Amaurosis hypertrichosis

Amaurosis hypertrichosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amaurosis hypertrichosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amaurosis hypertrichosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amaurosis hypertrichosis: Pediatrician, Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amaurosis hypertrichosis.
Treatments for Amaurosis hypertrichosis: see treatments for Amaurosis hypertrichosis

Name and Aliases of Amaurosis hypertrichosis

Main name of condition: Amaurosis hypertrichosis

Other names or spellings for Amaurosis hypertrichosis:

Jaili syndrome, Cone-rod congenital amaurosis associated with congenital hypertrichosis, Congenital amaurosis cone-rod type with congenital hypertrichosis, Jalili syndrome

Cone-rod congenital amaurosis associated with congenital hypertrichosis, Congenital amaurosis cone-rod type with congenital hypertrichosis, Jalili syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Amaurosis hypertrichosis: Related Conditions

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