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Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia: Introduction

Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, skeletal abnormalities and fine, fragile hair. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

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Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia: Complications

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Causes of Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

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Disease Topics Related To Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

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Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

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Definitions of Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia:

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

 

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