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What is Bullous dystrophy, macular type?

What is Bullous dystrophy, macular type?

  • Bullous dystrophy, macular type: A rare condition characterized by loss of scalp hair, increased skin pigmentation, small head, mental retardation, short stature and blisters. The blisters do not form necessarily on skin that has suffered trauma but occurs spontaneously.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bullous dystrophy, macular type as a "rare disease".
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Bullous dystrophy, macular type: Introduction

Types of Bullous dystrophy, macular type:

Broader types of Bullous dystrophy, macular type:

How serious is Bullous dystrophy, macular type?

Prognosis of Bullous dystrophy, macular type: affected males die early in life

What causes Bullous dystrophy, macular type?

Causes of Bullous dystrophy, macular type: see causes of Bullous dystrophy, macular type

What are the symptoms of Bullous dystrophy, macular type?

Symptoms of Bullous dystrophy, macular type: see symptoms of Bullous dystrophy, macular type

Bullous dystrophy, macular type: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bullous dystrophy, macular type.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bullous dystrophy, macular type.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bullous dystrophy, macular type: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bullous dystrophy, macular type.
Treatments for Bullous dystrophy, macular type: see treatments for Bullous dystrophy, macular type

Name and Aliases of Bullous dystrophy, macular type

Main name of condition: Bullous dystrophy, macular type

Other names or spellings for Bullous dystrophy, macular type:

epidermolysis bullosa, macular type

 

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