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What is Basan syndrome?

What is Basan syndrome?

  • Basan syndrome: A rare condition characterized by skin, hair and nail abnormalities.

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

Basan syndrome: Introduction

Types of Basan syndrome:

Broader types of Basan syndrome:

What causes Basan syndrome?

Causes of Basan syndrome: see causes of Basan syndrome

What are the symptoms of Basan syndrome?

Symptoms of Basan syndrome: see symptoms of Basan syndrome

Can anyone else get Basan syndrome?

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

Basan syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Basan syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Basan syndrome

Main name of condition: Basan syndrome

Other names or spellings for Basan syndrome:

Ectodermal dysplasia - absent dermatoglyphs, ectodermal dysplasia absent dermatoglyphic-dysonychia, Ectodermal dysplasia absent dermatoglyphics, Ectodermal dysplasia, absent dermatoglyphic pattern, with change in nails and simian crease

Ectodermal dysplasia absent dermatoglyphics, Ectodermal dysplasia, absent dermatoglyphic pattern, with change in nails and simian crease
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Basan syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Basan syndrome:

  • Congenital milia
  • Skin blisters
  • Tapered fingertips
  • Bilateral Simian crease
 

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