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What is Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive?

What is Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive?

  • Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive: A very rare syndrome characterized by a localized absence of skin on the limbs. The extent of the malformation is variable and but it often heals with scarring.

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

Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive: Introduction

Types of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive:

Broader types of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive:

What causes Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive?

Causes of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive: see causes of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive

What are the symptoms of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive?

Symptoms of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive: see symptoms of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive

Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive.
Treatments for Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive: see treatments for Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive

Name and Aliases of Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive

Main name of condition: Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive

Other names or spellings for Aplasia cutis congenita of limbs recessive:

Congenital absence of skin on the upper or lower limbs, Recessive aplasia cutis congenita of the limbs, Aplasia cutis congenita recessive

Congenital absence of skin on the upper or lower limbs, Recessive aplasia cutis congenita of the limbs
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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